Continued devolution in the UK will “drive nothing but cost and confusion” for the haulage industry, according to RHA chief executive Richard Burnett. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne (pictured, main), announced plans to devolve further powers to parts of the UK in his 2016 Budget announcement today, including the creation of elected mayors in East Anglia, the West of England and Greater Lincolnshire. “North, South, East and West – the devolution revolution is taking hold,” Osborne said. But […]
7) Richard Burnett Title: Chief executive RHA For the general public, Richard Burnett is the face of the road transport industry. When he became chief executive of the RHA in summer 2014 Burnett would hardly have believed he would have to be a man for a crisis. But life isn’t always that straightforward.
Trade associations have cautioned against adding further complexity into the London supply chain, after TfL went live with its latest Direct Vision Standard (DVS) consultation.
Trade associations have expressed concern that the general election in June could prevent government tackling pressing industry issues.