Industry leaders remain divided on whether the UK should remain in the EU, just over a month before the referendum on 23 June. Pall-Ex founder Hilary Devey told Motortransport.co.uk: “Britain is stronger in Europe, it’s as simple as that. Britain would be a net loser if we left Europe, with severe damage to jobs, trade and investment. As things stand, as part of the EU, British businesses get a 10 to one return on our investment – why tamper with […]
A road upgrade programme in Belfast, which was to be largely funded by the EU, has been put on hold following the referendum.
12) Margrethe Vestager Title: European commissioner for competition Formerly the Deputy Prime-Minister of Denmark Vestager makes this list because she has one decision in her hands that could reshape the road transport industry, namely approving FedEx’s acquisition of TNT.
The DfT has declined to confirm the contents of a document sent to transport minister Andrew Jones by Kent County Council, which reportedly calls for nearly £300m of extra funding to be put into additional infrastructure to relieve the M20 during Operation Stack.