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 […]
The Liberal Democrats have blamed Brexit and the subsequent fall in the value of the pound since the vote for a 5ppl increase in the cost of fuel over the period, something they claim will be a longer term trend despite the current respite in UK pump prices.
Chester-based Edwin C Farrall Transport and Wimbledon firm ELB Partners have both been awarded silver status under Fors, TfL’s voluntary fleet recognition scheme.