Jesse Norman MP has taken on the role of secretary of state for roads, local transport and devolution at the DfT. The MP for Hereford and South Hertfordshire’s new responsibilities include road freight, Highways England and transport technology, in effect replacing John Hayes MP. Norman previously worked as an under secretary of state at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. He made his first appearance in the role last week (26 June) when he met with Transport for […]
The FTA has called on the government to speed up its decision over a new lower Thames crossing, after transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin ruled out one of the three possible locations and said a final announcement would be made “as soon as possible”.
Road users not complying with ‘red X’ signs on the motorway should face penalties, the RHA has said, after a Transport Committee report highlighted low levels of compliance with the road safety measure.
John Hayes MP has retained his role for freight and logistics, following Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle.