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 […]
The creation of a northern powerhouse hangs in the balance following the EU referendum result, unless international trade is addressed as a matter of urgency, the FTA has warned.
The volume of freight moved on roads in the North could increase by 50% by 2050, according to Transport for the North (TfN).
Continued devolution in the UK will “drive nothing but cost and confusion” for the haulage industry, according to RHA chief executive Richard Burnett.