The UK supply chain is “in danger of collapsing” as the migrant problem continues to worsen in Calais, the FTA has warned. Reacting to the intensification of migrant activity in and around the French port in the last few weeks, Don Armour, FTA international affairs manager, told Motortransport.co.uk: “The whole thing is just escalating out there. The UK government really must insist on greater proactive involvement by the responsible French authorities. If they don’t act soon, the UK supply chain […]
The RHA has confirmed it will be meeting with the Treasury next Friday (20 Feb) to thrash out the potential of direct funding for road haulage employers wanting to train new HGV drivers.
Operators face a potential triple whammy in the chancellor’s Autumn Statement on 25 November with cuts to spending on local roads, the DVSA’s enforcement budget and an increase in fuel duty on the cards.