Chris Grayling MP has retained his role as transport secretary after Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle today (8 January). Grayling took up his position in July 2016, succeeding Patrick McLoughlin who had been in post since 2012. Grayling has been the MP for Epsom and Ewell since 2011. He was the shadow transport secretary between 2005 and 2007. The DfT has seen a high turnover of junior ministers in recent years especially in the freight role, and changes at […]
Deputy London mayor for environment and energy, Shirley Rodriguez, has pledged her support to the drive towards lower emission commercial vehicles.
The government must change tack and stop penalising the road transport industry over emissions while allowing car owners to get off scot-free, according to the FTA.
Abbey Logistics is topping up its frontline workers’ sick pay to ensure they do not feel the need to continue to work if they need to self-isolate during the COVID-19 outbreak.