New legal powers to transform Transport for the North (TfN) into the UK’s first-ever statutory sub-national transport body were laid out today (16 November) in Parliament. The government says the new legislation will give the North an unprecedented say on how money is spent on transport schemes across the region. Today’s announcement will see TfN get new powers to: Produce a statutory transport strategy for the North, which the government must formally consider when taking funding decisions Fund organisations to […]
Logistics businesses in the North could generate £35bn benefit for the economy by 2060, claims report
Logistics businesses in the North of England could generate £35bn in economic benefits for the region by 2060 and create 80,000 jobs, according to a new report.
Continued devolution in the UK will “drive nothing but cost and confusion” for the haulage industry, according to RHA chief executive Richard Burnett.
Andrew Jones MP, the new transport minister with responsibility for freight and logistics, says his key priority for the future is delivery of the strategic road infrastructure programme.