Richard Turfitt will succeed Beverley Bell as senior traffic commissioner, transport minister John Hayes has said. Currently the traffic commissioner (TC) for the East of England, he will begin his new role on 1 June 2017. Turfitt has been TC for the East of England since 2008, and worked as a government prosecutor for more than a decade. Hayes said: “I’m delighted Richard will be the new senior traffic commissioner, following his tenure as traffic commissioner for the East of […]
Traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell stepped down because she felt the TCs did not receive sufficient support from the government.
Senior traffic commissioner Richard Turfitt will speak at the Microlise Transport Conference, a year after he stepped into predecessor Beverley Bell’s shoes.
Road transport trade associations the FTA and RHA have welcomed the appointment of Beverley Bell as Senior Traffic Commissioner (STC). Bell, who has been acting STC since Philip Brown’s retirement last October, takes on her new role for at least the next four years. She will also continue as TC for the North West of England. Jack Semple, RHA policy director, says: “We welcome the appointment of Beverley Bell as STC, she knows the transport industry well and as acting […]