Dover MP Charlie Elphicke accepted a gift of £22,577 from the RHA this year, according to the government’s annual Register of Interests released last month. Elphicke’s office said the gift pays for the secondment of a parliamentary researcher for a year. It was the highest donation in the register’s section on gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources. Elphicke said: “The researcher is looking at how we can be ready for Brexit – particularly at the Dover frontline. This is […]
Proposals to grant business groups the power to challenge unfair payment terms on behalf of their members are being considered by the government.
LPG trade association UKLPG has signed up as an official backer of FairFuelUK (FFUK), and has taken the opportunity to urge the government to make alternative fuels more affordable in next month’s Budget.
The FTA has come out in favour of Manston Airport as a short to medium term contingency for Operation Stack, after it was revealed the government had paid approaching £6m to rent it.