The government is looking at funding HGV driver training for those leaving the military to help alleviate the skills shortage. According to transport minister Lord Ahmed, speaking at the Transport Committee hearing into the haulage industry’s skills shortage, the government has a key role to play in removing any barriers to the entry of ex-military personnel into the haulage industry. “We must ensure the training is done while the individual concerned is employed in the MoD – so that by […]
December 3, 2014 Chris Druce
The chancellor has ignored calls to introduce a training fund to tackle the chronic shortage of HGV drivers in today’s Autumn Statement.
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The DfT is to hold a zero-emission vehicle summit in Birmingham this September.