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 road transport industry has been urged to create an industry-wide code of practice on cyclist safety and a clear programme of work to promote the enforcement of safety regulations.
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin MP has opened a biomethane refuelling station at UPS’s Tamworth hub.
The members of the Transport Committee, which will serve under chairwoman Lillian Greenwood, have been announced.