The creation of a northern powerhouse hangs in the balance following the EU referendum result, unless international trade is addressed as a matter of urgency, the FTA has warned. Malcolm Bingham, FTA head of policy for the north of England, said infrastructure investment in northern England over the next five years is more or less secured, barring legislative changes. But the public vote to leave the EU could affect trade supplies between the continent and ports such as Immingham, Hull […]
A five-point plan explaining how gridlock can be avoided at Dover with goods continuing to stream through ports after Brexit has been presented to the government, with a plea to keep “order at the border”.
The skills shortage, Brexit and the push towards low-emission vehicles are the biggest issues facing the road transport industry, the chief executive of the RHA has said.
DfT issued less than half of its haul of vital EU haulage permits to international operators, despite huge demand
Hauliers have criticised the DfT over the way it allocated European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permits after motortansport.co.uk discovered that it issued less than half of the UK’s share.