Former energy minister John Hayes been named as transport minister, replacing the outgoing Stephen Hammond. Hayes, Conservative MP for South Holland and The Deeplings, has taken on responsibility for freight and logistics in this week’s government reshuffle. Hayes held the position of energy minister at the Department for Energy and Climate Change between September 2012 and March 2013. Since then he has been minister without Portfolio. Six months ago, Hammond took back responsibility for freight and logistics from Robert Goodwill […]
Roads minister Stephen Hammond has been replaced by Robert Goodwill at the DfT, as part of a series of changes that appear to increase ministers’ focus on rail services.
Former assistant whip Claire Perry MP has taken over responsibility for freight and logistics at the DfT.
John Hayes, the minister for further education, skills and lifelong learning responsible for apprentice training, is expected to present the first Apprenticehsip of the Year award at the Motor Transport Awards on 13 June. This is a new category introduced to recognise and encourage appreantice training by road transport operators. This Award will be made in association with the National Skills Academy for Logistics to showcase some of the best examples of logistics apprentice training. Judges will be looking for […]