HGVs using the Severn River Crossings could be offered incentives to use it more at night when the bridge returns to public ownership, according to the Transport Secretary. Andrew Jones also told the Welsh Affairs Committee that the operation of the bridge by the Severn River Crossing Plc could come to an end as early as October 2017 and that a reduction in prices would follow. He also said that the DfT was considering introducing free flow toll technology, but […]
An influential group of MPs has slammed the Welsh government for effectively ignoring a cross-industry group set up to deliver the country’s freight strategy.
6) Andrew Jones MP Title: Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Department for Transport If you knew Andrew Jones before he became freight minister you were either well plugged in to the world of politics in North Yorkshire, or were familiar with him from his days working at Bettys and Taylors of Harrogate.
Hauliers have welcomed the Welsh Government decision to consider allowing HGVs to use bus lanes in limited circumstances.