The government has quashed hopes for a new HGV driving Trailblazer apprenticeship by rejecting the standards for a third time. Despite the deepening driver shortage gripping the sector and the government’s refusal to back an HGV driver training fund, the skills minister turned down the industry’s bid for the much-needed apprenticeship following a panel review of the training standard. The panel felt that the training involved in becoming an HGV driver did not need to take 12 months, which was […]
The Scottish Government has launched a national low-emission strategy consultation, which could pave the way for London-style low emission zones within two years.
London mayor Sadiq Khan’s election pledge to pedestrianise Oxford Street has been stamped out by Westminster Council.
There is widespread agreement among UK and Irish parties that there should be no return to what has been labelled a ‘hard border’ separating Northern Ireland and Ireland after Brexit.