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Operation Stack: Plan to build lorry park in Kent explored

21 March 2016

The Transport Committee focuses on arguments for and against the plan to build a 4,000-space lorry park in Kent as a permanent solution to problems associated with Operation Stack – the queueing of lorries on the M20 when cross-Channel transport is severely disrupted.

Witnesses

Monday 21 March 2016, Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 4.05pm

  • Dr Hilary Newport, Director, Campaign to Protect Rural England, Kent Branch
  • Matthew Webb, Chair, Stanford Parish Council
  • John Keefe, Director of Public Affairs, Eurotunnel

At 4.50pm

  • Matthew Balfour, Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport, Kent County Council
  • David Monk, Leader, Shepway District Council
  • Natalie Chapman, Head of Policy for South East England, Freight Transport Association

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