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 […]
Continued devolution in the UK will “drive nothing but cost and confusion” for the haulage industry, according to RHA chief executive Richard Burnett.
The road transport industry will have to help itself, after its call to ‘help us, help you’ via a £150m HGV driver training fund was ignored in yesterday’s Emergency Budget.
Sir Mike Penning MP, chairman of the newly established Road Freight and Logistics All-Party Parliamentary Group will address delegates at the Microlise Transport Conference this May.