October 8, 2018

Economic value of UK ports industry highlighted in a series of info graphics ahead of this year’s BPA Annual Conference

UKports handle 95% of all UK trade Over 101,000 people are directly employed by the ports industry Over £1.7bn privately financed port infrastructure projects in the pipeline […]
October 8, 2018

The BPA reports on the Conservative Conference in Birmingham: ‘Chuck Chequers, Boris and an upbeat PM…’

The British Ports Association is attending the Party Conferences this year and this week Policy Manager and political specialist, Mark Simmonds, has been with the Conservative […]
October 8, 2018

BPA Dispatches from Labour Party Conference 2018

The BPA are attending Party Conferences this year and Policy Manager Mark Simmonds was with Labour in Liverpool this week following the developments. Talk of a second […]
October 8, 2018

Labour conference sees free port opposition

There was strong opposition to free ports during the Labour Party Conference near the end of September, with the concept being described as “job-destroying”. That’s according […]