Rob Flello, political champion of the haulage industry, has been ousted as Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent South by Conservative candidate Jack Brereton. Flello, who was chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Freight Transport and a member of the Transport Committee, lost his seat to Brereton by just 663 votes in last week’s general election. Flello, who voted remain in last year’s EU Referendum, was defending one of the most pro-Brexit areas in the country with more than 70% of […]
The industry must present its Brexit wishes to government with a united voice in the lead up to the UK’s exit from the EU, MP Rob Flello has said.
An inquiry is to be held by MPs in the Transport Select Committee into local decision-making on transport expenditure.
Lilian Greenwood – Labour MP for Nottingham South – is the new chairwoman of the Transport Committee, having won a secret ballot of MPs under the Alternative Vote system on 12 July.