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.
5) Beverley Bell, Senior Traffic Commissioner Bell has continued to champion the independence of the TCs and has rarely stayed out of the headlines. Make no bones about it, Bell knows her status and power in the industry and is not afraid to use.