A reshuffle of the DfT ministers has moved Claire Perry away from her responsibility for freight and logistics, despite her moving into the role just six months ago. She is replaced by Andrew Jones, Conservative MP for the Harrogate and Knaresborough area. Perry is to take responsibility for rail in her new position. The new line up follows the re-appointment of Patrick McLoughlin as secretary of state for transport last week. Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon has also joined the department, […]
The FTA has urged the government not to enforce driving licence checks once paper counterparts are abolished on 8 June, as the proposed online replacement is still not a viable alternative for fleet operators.
UK Mail Group has been given the green light to develop its new hub in Coventry, following its agreement with the DfT earlier this month.
The DfT’s new transport minister, Andrew Jones MP has said that the industry “has some catching up to do” as the number of women working in road transport is “tiny” compared to the number of men.