Jesse Norman remains minister for road freight at the DfT, as the line up of ministers and their responsibilities was finalised after Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle. Norman has maintained his role as minister for road freight and roads, and is also responsible for electric and autonomous vehicles; walking and cycling; and aviation, in the House of Commons. New entry to the department Jo Johnson has been given responsibility for transport in London, as well as rail and industrial relations. Nusrat […]
The DfT should stop trying to lay the blame for its shock cancellation of the A27 Chichester bypass scheme at the feet of the local authorities and reverse its decision, the RHA has said.
The government is looking at funding HGV driver training for those leaving the military to help alleviate the skills shortage.
The DfT has called on the Highways Agency to take some specific steps to boost the resilience of the strategic road network (SRN) to extreme weather.