The members of the Transport Committee, which will serve under chairwoman Lillian Greenwood, have been announced. The select committee will comprise of a mixture of Labour, Conservative, SNP and DUP politicians. The members are: Ronnie Cowan (Scottish National Party) – Inverclyde Steve Double (Conservative) – St Austen and Newquay Paul Girvan (Democratic Unionist Party) – South Antrim Huw Merriman (Conservative) – Bexhill and Battle Luke Pollard (Labour) – Plymouth, Sutton and Devenport Laura Smith (Labour) – Manchester Metropolitan Iain Stewart […]
Operators have been invited to supply evidence to support an inquiry by the Transport Committee into the work of Vosa. Issues to be covered by the select committee include: what can be done to improve the standards of foreign-registered trucks operating in the UK; how the agency can better support the traffic commissioners; if arrangements for vehicle test sites can be improved; and implementation of the HGV Road User Levy Bill. The Committee, which last looked at Vosa in 2009, […]
Asda Logistics Services is to give vulnerable road user awareness training to its 2,400 in-house drivers as it looks to reduce the risks of driving in urban areas.
The government has rejected calls from two select committees for an urgent change in insolvency law, after the collapse of City Link last Christmas left sub-contractors and non-secured creditors £30m out of pocket.