Highways England has appointed Jim O’Sullivan as its chief executive, following its transformation from the former Highways Agency earlier this year. An engineer by trade, O’Sullivan comes from a background working on “safety critical transport projects”, as well as working with British Airways and Heathrow Airport Holdings. He replaces Graham Dalton, who served as chief executive of the Highways Agency for seven years. Highways England chairman Colin Matthews said: “I am delighted to announce Jim’s appointment to lead Highways England […]
The FTA has welcomed the freeze in fuel duty announced by the chancellor George Osborne in today’s Budget, but believes he missed an opportunity to boost the economy by not cutting it.
The RHA has welcomed the Conservative manifesto’s pledge to simplify the tax system this week but said the document lacked detail.
The government has rejected the idea of extending student loans for funding licence acquisition, saying it was “not appropriate”.