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by Paul Francis
22 August 2019

Grayling was warned Brexit lorry park 'totally unsuitable'

Grayling was warned Brexit lorry park 'totally unsuitable'

Operation Brock plan would damage businesses in east Kent - Brexit taskforce warned

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22 August 2019

Thanet in spotlight over Brexit funding

Thanet in spotlight over Brexit funding

Two coastal councils have shared their annoyance at the council money allocated for a town in Kent.

21 August 2019

Does Sevenoaks need cash for Brexit?

Does Sevenoaks need cash for Brexit?

Council's across the district will recieve funding to help them deal with Brexit, but is it needed in the north of the county?

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21 August 2019

Extra cash for Kent's challenges ahead of Brexit

Extra cash for Kent's challenges ahead of Brexit

Councils in Kent are to get another government handout to help them prepare for Brexit.

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20 August 2019

Brexit could force care homes to close

Brexit could force care homes to close

Kent could face a shortage of care homes for the elderly after Brexit.

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20 August 2019

No plans to block leave ahead of Brexit

No plans to block leave ahead of Brexit

Police have confirmed there will be no repeat of plans to suspend officers' leave ahead of Brexit.

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20 August 2019

Don't expect a government recall for Brexit debate

Don't expect a government recall for Brexit debate

In today's Brexit briefing, our political editor looks at recalling Parliament and Operation Yellowhammer.

19 August 2019

Gove talks down 'sobering' Brexit report

Gove talks down 'sobering' Brexit report

A leaked document about the impact of a no-deal Brexit is either a realistic assessment or rather out-of-date.

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18 August 2019

Leaked report on government Brexit contingency plans could lead to months of chaos

Leaked report on government Brexit contingency plans could lead to months of chaos

Kent will see months of disruption at ports and on roads after Brexit, ministers warned.

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16 August 2019

No-deal Brexit could hit farmers hard

No-deal Brexit could hit farmers hard

Farmers could face serious financial pressures if the government pushes through with a no-deal Brexit, a farmers' union chairman has warned.

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16 August 2019

Could Southgate unite the country?

Could Southgate unite the country?

MPs may have to cast the net a little wider if they want to find someone to bring the country together, says our political pundit Paul Francis.

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15 August 2019

Court rules against former Kent student in Brexit battlebus row

Court rules against former Kent student in Brexit battlebus row

Campaigner loses battle to take Boris Johnson to court over his £350m NHS claim

15 August 2019

Brexit 'could happen within 10 days'

Brexit 'could happen within 10 days'

A Conservative MP says Brexit could happen within days - as a Kent MEP warns a no-deal could lead to unnecessary deaths.

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15 August 2019

Corbyn's Downing Street 'caretaker' bid

Corbyn's Downing Street 'caretaker' bid

Support for a national caretaker government led by Jeremy Corbyn looks to be falling flat, says our political pundit.

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15 August 2019

'Brexit bailout fund must include help for smaller businesses'

'Brexit bailout fund must include help for smaller businesses'

Kent business leaders are urging the government to help small firms weather a no-deal Brexit.

14 August 2019

Philip Hammond's 'political hand grenade'

Philip Hammond's 'political hand grenade'

The former chancellor's comments on Brexit are a "political hand grenade", according to our pundit Paul Francis.

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13 August 2019

'Customs checks at Manston under no-deal Brexit'

'Customs checks at Manston under no-deal Brexit'

HMRC plans for customs checks at Manston airfield site to ease pressure on the ports.

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01 August 2019

Poorer pupils '23 months behind'

Poorer pupils '23 months behind'

Kent has one of the biggest gaps in exam results between children from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers.

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01 August 2019

Money for Kent to deal with Brexit plans

Money for Kent to deal with Brexit plans

The Chancellor has pledged Kent more money to prepare for a no-deal Brexit.

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31 July 2019

Lorry permit scheme to cut congestion

Lorry permit scheme to cut congestion

Increasing fines for hauliers are on the cards to try and ease congestion on Kent's roads and motorways.

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