Former energy minister John Hayes been named as transport minister, replacing the outgoing Stephen Hammond. Hayes, Conservative MP for South Holland and The Deeplings, has taken on responsibility for freight and logistics in this week’s government reshuffle. Hayes held the position of energy minister at the Department for Energy and Climate Change between September 2012 and March 2013. Since then he has been minister without Portfolio. Six months ago, Hammond took back responsibility for freight and logistics from Robert Goodwill […]
FTA chief executive David Wells has written to chancellor George Osborne asking him to cut fuel duty ahead of the emergency budget this Wednesday (8 July).
The industry must present its Brexit wishes to government with a united voice in the lead up to the UK’s exit from the EU, MP Rob Flello has said.
Labour has warned that failure to strike an agreement with the EU in time for Brexit in 2019 will see the South East of England grind to a halt as trucks are queued back from Dover.