The government was today be urged to make use of Sheerness port in the event of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit and ease the pressure on Dover.
Sittingbourne and Sheppey MP Gordon Henderson used a debate in Westminster to press for the port to be incorporated into the government’s contingency plans as well as using it in the longer term.
Speaking ahead of the debate, he said it made sense to use Sheerness dock, which is owned and operated by Peel Ports group.
“We have become fixated with where we are going to park lorries.
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