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What is the Calais crisis?

This summer, Calais and Eurotunnel have been under a less than favourable light as migrants continue their attempt to come to England. As of July 29th, there have been up to 1,500 attempts daily to cross the Channel tunnel by migrants, resulting in 9 deaths since June this year.

What is Driver CPC

The Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC) is a qualification for professional bus, coach and lorry drivers. Drivers need to do 35 hours of periodic training during a period of five years in order to maintain their Driver CPC after the fifth year.

Operation Stack

Operation Stack is a procedure that consists in parking (“stacking”) HGVs on each side of the M20, turning both sides of the motorway into temporary parking spaces for up to 3,000 lorries. The police can use Operation Stack on four portions of the M20.