Jesse Norman MP has taken on the role of secretary of state for roads, local transport and devolution at the DfT. The MP for Hereford and South Hertfordshire’s new responsibilities include road freight, Highways England and transport technology, in effect replacing John Hayes MP. Norman previously worked as an under secretary of state at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. He made his first appearance in the role last week (26 June) when he met with Transport for […]
Labour transport minister Richard Burden (pictured) has accused the government of washing its hands of the Strategic Road Network (SRN), following the creation of Highways England in April.
Transport minister Andrew Jones and new deputy chair of TfL Valerie Shawcross will speak at LowCVP’s Annual Conference on 30 June.
The DfT is asking for feedback on proposals to increase the time required between digital tachograph data downloads to 90 days. Currently the time limit is 56 days, but the increase would align it with Europe. The FTA said operators had not raised the current limit as an issue, but that it was conceivable it might aid operators regularly undertaking long-haul European work. Vosa was unable to respond to the suggestion put forward by industry sources that increasing the download […]