General election could be a distraction, warn trade associations


 

Trade associations have expressed concern that the general election in June could prevent government tackling pressing industry issues. Prime minister Theresa May called for a general election to be held on 8 June earlier this week, and RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said the association was concerned about its implications for the road transport sector. He said: “We’re worried the campaigning could lead to hold-ups across a range of haulage industry issues, especially at a time when the new Trailblazer […]