Report contradicts UK minister's claim that no public money spent on no-ships ferry contract

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is coming under fire after claiming that no public funds were spent on the Seaborne Freight contract.

THE UK’S TRANSPORT Secretary Chris Grayling is coming under pressure after it was revealed that his department had spent public money on the Seaborne Freight contract.

The British government awarded contracts worth £103 million to three companies to operate ferries in a no-deal Brexit scenario. They were Brittany Ferries, DFDS, and Seaborne Freight.

Seaborne Freight, which was incorporated in April 2017, was later discovered to own no ships. It was also revealed that the terms...
source: TheJournal

2019-02-12 11:28
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