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 […]
Transport for the North (TfN) is to create a dedicated freight and logistics strategy in a bid to boost freight activity and job opportunities in the north of England.
The road haulage industry boosted its efficiency last year, according to new statistics from the DfT.
Fuel duty has been frozen for a fifth year in a row in today’s Budget.