Labour transport minister Richard Burden (pictured) has accused the government of washing its hands of the Strategic Road Network (SRN), following the creation of Highways England in April. Highways England, the successor to the Highways Agency, has responsibility for the motorways and major roads in England and Wales. Its rebranding was tied into a change of ownership, which saw it leave the public sector and become a private company owned by the government (along the lines of Network Rail) instead. […]
Chris Grayling MP has retained his role as transport secretary after Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle today (8 January).
Roads minister Stephen Hammond has praised Skills for Logistic’s (SfL) “innovative” new initiative to recruit armed forces personnel into the road transport sector. Speaking at the official launch of the Military Transitions to Logistics programme at London’s Imperial War Museum earlier this month, the minister added: “I’m delighted to be a part of it and wish it a huge success.” Hammond urged others within road transport to get involved with an initiative that hopes to entice 1,000 ex-services personnel into […]