An influential group of MPs has slammed the Welsh government for effectively ignoring a cross-industry group set up to deliver the country’s freight strategy. In its Crossing the Border report, the Commons’ Welsh Affairs Committee said it was disappointed that the Welsh government had failed to convene a meeting of the Wales Freight Group between 2010 and 2012. It said: “It had denied the freight industry a key mechanism to interact with the Welsh government and other key stakeholders.” Giving […]
The RHA and FTA have expressed their frustration at the government’s failure to back calls for an HGV driver training fund in the Autumn Statement, and criticised the absence of a dedicated driving apprenticeship.
A proposed new migrant camp in Dunkirk, just 30 miles from Calais, has been criticised by the RHA and the FTA.
The DfT has achieved its original target of getting 1,800 longer semi-trailers on the roads, albeit almost five years after the scheme was first launched.