Transport minister Stephen Hammond has been culled from the cabinet by the PM in a government reshuffle. It comes just six months after taking Hammond took back responsibility for freight and logistics from Robert Goodwill. A Downing Street spokesperson told MotorTransport.co.uk that details of who would be taking over the role would be announced later today. At least a dozen other cabinet members have been affected in the prime minister’s reshuffle, including foreign secretary William Hague, who stepped down from […]
John Hayes MP, the minister for state at the DfT responsible for freight and logistics, has promised that he will be “much more radical” in building the status of the road transport sector as a vital part of the British economy.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has been unveiled as the new name for the combined Vosa and Driving Standards Agency (DSA) today (28 November).
Road freight transport is the “lifeblood running through the veins of the British economy,” roads and freight minister Andrew Jones MP told MT this week.