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 […]
Tariff-free access to the single market and the ability to hire non-UK drivers are the key issues for hauliers as the industry faces Brexit, according to a survey by the FTA.
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has backed Robert Halfon MP’s efforts to introduce legislation to provide a breakdown of the amount of tax paid on fuel receipts. Halfon, founder of the PetrolPromise.com campaign, will make his case for this transparency in the Houses of Commons on 16 October, under the ten-minute rule motion. FFUK supported Halfon’s recent appearance in the house, when he called on the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to investigate the UK oil sector. Quentin Willson, national spokesman for FairFuelUK, […]
Patrick McLoughlin will remain in the role of secretary of state for transport as part of the new Conservative government, it has been confirmed.