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 […]
Sheffield City Council has revealed plans for a clean air zone (CAZ), which will see non Euro-6 HGVs paying a £50 daily charge to access its inner ring road while cars go free.
Transport firms facing collapse in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic have been thrown a lifeline in the form of a new law.
The RHA is calling for the government to review its Clean Air Zones (CAZ) policy in the light of emerging evidence that a significant drop in car journeys during the COVID-19 lockdown has resulted in major improvements in air quality.