6) Andrew Jones MP Title: Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Department for Transport If you knew Andrew Jones before he became freight minister you were either well plugged in to the world of politics in North Yorkshire, or were familiar with him from his days working at Bettys and Taylors of Harrogate. But since May he has been the minister at the DfT responsible for freight and has already spent more time in the role than his predecessor Claire […]
MT’s latest UK Commercial Vehicle Operator Report, produced in association with Texaco Lubricants, reveals the value of being smart. There’s much talk of the squeezed middle in British politics but the latest UK Commercial Vehicle Operator Report confirms the emergence of savvy operators forming a smart middle within road transport. These operators are pulling forward their purchasing to beat Euro-6, providing services to external clients via their in-house workshops, and making use of the latest technology to optimise the running […]
Transport sector could cost Treasury up to £1.2bn in Bounce Back Loan Scheme defaults, researchers warn
The transport industry could cost the Treasury £1.2bn in Covid-19 loan defaults, according to research by Business Rescue Expert.
The original UK government transport policy on emissions control published in 2018 was titled the ‘Road to zero’. In the aftermath of the ground-breaking Paris Agreement in 2015, a global plan to restrict air temperature rise to 1.5 deg was agreed by almost every nation in the world, and to meet this goal through the elimination of around 40 billion tonnes of CO2 emitted to the world’s atmosphere annually.