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 […]
Former assistant whip Claire Perry MP has taken over responsibility for freight and logistics at the DfT.
Labour MP Rob Flello has shown support for the ATF Operators Association (AOA) by planning to put forward Parliamentary questions concerning a fair partnership with Vosa.
Roads minister Stephen Hammond has praised Skills for Logistic’s (SfL) “innovative” new initiative to recruit armed forces personnel into the road transport sector. Speaking at the official launch of the Military Transitions to Logistics programme at London’s Imperial War Museum earlier this month, the minister added: “I’m delighted to be a part of it and wish it a huge success.” Hammond urged others within road transport to get involved with an initiative that hopes to entice 1,000 ex-services personnel into […]