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 […]
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