Federation of Small Businesses says Operation Stack, which sees lorries parked for miles along Kent motorway, is badly disrupting the economy

Small-business leaders have called for an alternative to Operation Stack – the system for letting lorries queue on the M20 in Kent when cross-Channel traffic is disrupted – saying it is hurting the economy.

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) appealed to the government as Kent police kept the coastbound M20 closed between junctions 8 and 9 to accommodate lorries delayed by disruption caused by migrants trying to enter the Channel tunnel from France.

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Source: The Guardian Circular Economy RSS