Undecided how you’re going to vote next week? Motor Transport looked through the key party manifestos to see what the new government could mean for the road haulage sector. Conservative party Manifesto pledges include: Road transport: • Continue a £40bn road and rail investment programme • Develop the strategic road network, • Improve transport connections across the country • Create extra capacity on the railways, bring new lines and stations, and improve existing routes – including for freight. • Continue […]
Andrew Jones MP, the new transport minister with responsibility for freight and logistics, says his key priority for the future is delivery of the strategic road infrastructure programme.
Former assistant whip Claire Perry MP has taken over responsibility for freight and logistics at the DfT.
Yet another reshuffle at the DfT has seen local roads and traffic minister Robert Goodwill step away from road transport entirely.