The government has ruled out funding HGV licence acquisitions to ease the current driver shortage in the UK, according to DfT minister Lord Ahmed. Speaking at the third and final evidence session for the Transport Committee’s Road haulage sector: Skills and workforce planning inquiry, Lord Ahmed told the committee: “The principle remains that we won’t look at funding HGV licences. That has been a principle established since 2005 and that is a position we will not be changing.” The news […]
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