The RHA has welcomed the Conservative manifesto’s pledge to simplify the tax system this week but said the document lacked detail. Launched by Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of the general election on 8 June, key measures include a pledge to seek a post-Brexit free trade and customs agreement with the EU; a move to simplify the tax system; and a commitment to continue a £40bn road and rail investment programme. The manifesto also promises to develop the strategic road […]
The Transport Committee is to hold a follow-up inquiry next month into cycle safety, after the sixth cycling death in London within the past fortnight.
Fuel duty has been frozen for a fifth year in a row in today’s Budget.
Patrick McLoughlin will remain in the role of secretary of state for transport as part of the new Conservative government, it has been confirmed.