A shake-up of trade union law and the devolution of transport powers to major cities were confirmed in the Queen’s Speech today at the official opening of Parliament. The new Trade Unions Bill aims to ensure any strike action is the result of “clear, positive and recent decisions” by union members. It will introduce a 50% voting threshold for union ballot turnouts and retain the requirement for there to be a simple majority of votes in favour. A time limit […]
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.
Freight deliveries to major UK cities must be governed by the same regulations to avoid confusion for operators, warned the FTA.
The government must not neglect commercial vehicles in its push to upgrade electric charging infrastructure, a leading vehicle manufacturer has said.