Current efforts to resolve the driver shortage will not be enough to prevent the looming skills crisis, the Transport Committee has said. In its report released today, the select committee said that “years of under investment” by the road transport industry had lead to a shortage of around 45,000 drivers. A further 40,000 are expected to leave the industry by 2017 according to the report, and the committee said both the industry and the government need to do more to […]
Former energy minister John Hayes been named as transport minister, replacing the outgoing Stephen Hammond.
The Fors Community Partnership (FCP) has announced an immediate change to the way firms are allowed to progress through the Fors accreditation levels.
Patrick McLoughlin will remain in the role of secretary of state for transport as part of the new Conservative government, it has been confirmed.