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 […]
Government policy on who should pay for transport infrastructure relating to ports is “confused in practice and conceptually flawed,” the Commons Transport Committee has warned.
A reshuffle of the DfT ministers has moved Claire Perry away from her responsibility for freight and logistics, despite her moving into the role just six months ago.
The FTA has welcomed the advent of “improved” mirrors for new HGVs from next year, describing them as a commonsense approach to boosting road safety.