Highways England and Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see the two bodies developing shared priorities and a long-term strategy for key roads and motorways across the city region. The new joint document aims to support economic growth in the region over the next 20 years. Graham Dalton, chief executive of Highways England, said: “Greater Manchester is one of the biggest metropolitan areas in the country so it’s vital that we work together […]
Government and local authorities have been urged not to “demonise diesel” but to develop a national framework instead to encourage the take up of modern, clean diesel trucks. The call came at a conference on air quality held by vehicle manufacturers’ association the SMMT.
Fuel duty has been frozen for a fifth year in a row in today’s Budget.
The amount of warehousing space being built must rise fivefold if the UK is to keep pace with the e-commerce market, according to research by law firm Addleshaw Goddard.