LONDON | The Latest: UK watchdog slams government over ferry contract

12Feb - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s exit from the European Union (all times local):

9:15 a.m.
Britain’s spending watchdog has issued a damning assessment of the Department of Transport’s efforts to secure a ferry contract to ease disruption in the event the country leaves the European Union without an agreement on future relations.

The National Audit Office says it was only last autumn that the government recognized the possibility of significant disruption to freight traffic for up to six months after Brexit, rather than previous estimates of six weeks.

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