Andrew Jones MP, the new transport minister with responsibility for freight and logistics, says his key priority for the future is delivery of the strategic road infrastructure programme. The new parliamentary under secretary of state for transport, to give him his official title, was visiting the Tip-ex and Tank-ex exhibitions in Harrogate last week, spending over two hours chatting to delegates and exhibitors to learn about the industry. He explained to Motortransport.co.uk that he has three main priorities – delivery […]
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Clean air zones must be expanded in towns and cities as part of measures to cut pollution levels as evidence mounts that high Covid-19 infection rates are linked to poor air quality.
Post-Brexit checks on goods including meats and parcels into Northern Ireland (NI) have been delayed once again and this time indefinitely, the government has confirmed.