Chris Grayling has replaced Patrick McLoughlin as transport secretary. McLoughlin had held the role since September 2012, but was replaced by Grayling as part of new prime minister Theresa May’s cabinet. Grayling, who has been the MP for Epsom and Ewell since 2011, was the shadow transport secretary between 2005 and 2007. Under former prime minister David Cameron’s leadership, Grayling served as the leader of the House of Commons and lord president of the council between May 2015 and July […]
The new government bill making provisions for a no-deal trade arrangement when the UK leaves the EU next year is merely a contingency plan, with plans for a trade agreement still firmly on the table, transport secretary Chris Grayling has assured the industry.
A reshuffle of the DfT ministers has moved Claire Perry away from her responsibility for freight and logistics, despite her moving into the role just six months ago.
The SNP has attacked Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, for having no plan in place to ensure that international hauliers have access to the European single market that has “served logistics for nearly half a century”.