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. Jones (pictured) told last week’s 2015 FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards in London that while the number of female drivers has risen from 39,000 to 44,000 since 2013, the number of female directors in transport had dropped from 9,000 to 8,000. Jones […]
More than half the spending on England’s transport network is going to London with the imbalance set to get worse, according to a report by Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR).
The EU Parliament has given its final approval to new rules forcing the establishment of more electric vehicle recharging points and alternative fuel stations across Europe.
John Hayes MP, the minister for state at the DfT responsible for freight and logistics, has promised that he will be “much more radical” in building the status of the road transport sector as a vital part of the British economy.