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Pan-industry approach urgently needed to address driver shortage

October 22, 2014 Motor Transport

It’s hard to move for training, recruitment and skills-crisis stories at the moment, with a return to economic growth, the industry’s chronic shortage of fresh blood, the high cost of getting your HGV licence, and even the Driver CPC all playing their part in what appears to be a very sticky situation for a road transport sector that should by rights by moving full speed ahead.

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FFUK pledges to keep up the fight on fuel duty

October 22, 2014 Steve Hobson

FairFuelUK launched its election manifesto at the House of Commons today, with a succession of MPs pledging to support the influential lobby group’s seven main campaign objectives. These include a 3p cut in fuel duty to help stimulate economic growth, bringing UK fuel duty in line with other European Union countries and an independent inquiry into manipulation of the fuel supply market by speculators. Conservative MP Jason McCartney, chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Fair Fuel, centre, and […]