Middlesbrough MP Andy McDonald has retained his post as shadow transport secretary, surviving the latest Labour party cabinet reshuffle. McDonald took on the role in June after Labour’s Nottingham South MP Lilian Greenwood resigned the post in protest at Labour chief Jeremy Corbyn’s style of leadership. The role of Labour shadow transport minister for roads, which was held by Birmingham and Northfield MP Richard Burden until his resignation in June, has yet to be filled. A spokesman for Andy McDonald told […]
The closure of the M4 is now just days from becoming a national embarrassment for Britain, according to the Labour Party. The warning came after the Highways Agency (HA) missed its self-set target to reopen the M4 in central London today. Work to fix a crack within the fabric of the Boston Manor Viaduct, which has seen the M4 closed between junction 2 and 3 since last weekend, is now predicted to be complete “within the next few days”. The […]
Transport minister Stephen Hammond has been culled from the cabinet by the PM in a government reshuffle. It comes just six months after taking Hammond took back responsibility for freight and logistics from Robert Goodwill.
Chris Grayling MP has retained his role as transport secretary after Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle today (8 January).