John Hayes MP has retained his role for freight and logistics, following Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle. Hayes took on the role last September and reports to transport secretary Chris Grayling, who also retained his position following the general election and changes to May’s senior team. Hayes, MP for South Holland and The Deepings, is also responsible for Highways England and skills and innovation at the department. His predecessor, Andrew Jones MP, has left the DfT to take up […]
The road transport industry has sent a joint letter to prime minister Boris Johnson pleading for extra help during the coronavirus pandemic to prevent “widescale business collapse that could reduce capacity by as much as 50%”.
The chancellor Philip Hammond has frozen fuel duty, the HGV Road User Levy and vehicle excise duty (VED) in today’s budget but had little to offer in regards to tackling the UK’s chronic congestion.
It’s time the transport sector eliminate the “outdated stereotypes” around gender and job roles, according to transport secretary Chris Grayling.