Road Haulage Association national chairman Peter Barber has announced that the association’s chief executive, Geoff Dunning, is to retire at the end of August. Dunning, who joined the RHA in 1987 as manager of the north eastern district, has been chief executive for five years. Revealing the move at the RHA’s annual lunch today (15 May), Barber thanked Dunning for his “sterling work” as chief executive, adding that he was unable to announce Dunning’s replacement yet for administrative reasons. “But […]
Drivers for Whistl have been recognised for their heroic work during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The chancellor has frozen fuel duty in his Autumn Statement today, meaning the scheduled rises scheduled for January and April next year will no longer take place. George Osborne gave no hint of a cut but said fuel would only see “inflation only rises” until September – effectively meaning the April 2013 increase has been deferred to 1 September 2013. PriceWaterhouseCoopers forecast the move would cost the public coffers £6bn, although research commissioned by campaign group FairFuelUK argued the planned […]
Dover MP Charlie Elphicke accepted a gift of £22,577 from the RHA this year, according to the government’s annual Register of Interests released last month.