Road tolling was a key topic discussed at a fringe seminar hosted by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport at this week’s Conservative Party Conference in Manchester. Director of the RAC Foundation, Prof Stephen Glaister, told delegates that the Treasury faces a £30m per year deficit from falling fuel duty by 2027, thanks to to advances in vehicle technology, coupled with a national debt that will cost the UK £70bn annually by 2017. “So the amount of money coming […]
The chancellor has been criticised for not being bolder after he elected to freeze fuel duty in today’s Autumn Budget.
Rob Flello, political champion of the haulage industry, has been ousted as Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent South by Conservative candidate Jack Brereton.
Infrastructure works have started this week on the Segro Logistics Park Northampton Gateway (SLPNG) – a 450-acre multimodal logistics hub located next to junction 15 of the M1.