Government policy on who should pay for transport infrastructure relating to ports is “confused in practice and conceptually flawed,” the Commons Transport Committee has warned. In a new report on access to UK ports, the committee said there should be a presumption that significant improvements to access to ports would be publicly funded and that the DfT “could do more” to promote ports’ interests. The committee said it was “particularly concerned” by suggestions that UK ports were put at a […]
Logistics UK has called on the government to scrap plans to ramp up fuel duty to help pay for the Covid-19 crisis.
One of the biggest speculatively developed sites in Crewe is about to begin construction and is expected to provide around 300 jobs on completion.
The head of one of the UK’s leading hauliers has urged the industry to sign an online petition demanding councils and major developers include HGV welfare facilities on their agendas.