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”. In a heated parliamentary debate on the impact of Brexit on the transport sector last week Drew Hendry, SNP MP for Inverness and Nairn, accused Grayling of painting a picture of a post-Brexit future for road transport that did “not square with […]
Falls in the value of sterling in the wake of the EU referendum have continued to hit Laser Transport International, which saw its pre-tax profit plunge by 64% last year.
A piecemeal, stop-go approach to funding for road maintenance has made it difficult for highways authorities to deliver maintenance cost-effectively over recent decades, the Public Accounts Committee has said.
The Transport Committee is calling on the freight industry to contribute to its inquiry into the potential impact of Brexit on the sector.