Former assistant whip Claire Perry MP has taken over responsibility for freight and logistics at the DfT. She was appointed to the role in the recent ministerial reshuffle, which also saw John Hayes replace Stephen Hammond as the minister responsible for roads. Hammond was responsible for freight and logistics before being replaced by Hayes, but the recent ministerial reshuffle has seen a reorganisation of ministers’ responsibilites at the department. As well as freight and logisitcs, Perry, the Conservative MP for […]
The DfT has confirmed that logistics employees will continue to be classed as ‘essential workers’ during the UK’s third national lockdown and allowed to travel for work.
The RHA is warning the government not to create fleets of stranded assets as it moves to phase out diesel powered HGVs.
Transport minister Claire Perry will give the opening speech and launch DHL’s gas-powered truck at MT’s Quiet Cities summit on 25 November.