The FTA has come out in favour of Manston Airport as a short to medium term contingency for Operation Stack, after it was revealed the government had paid approaching £6m to rent it. The figure was finally released after an internal review was conducted of the DfT decision not to release it initially. Senior civil servant Anthony Ferguson said that “the strong case in favour of disclosure is not outweighed by the arguments against”. As a result, in a letter […]
Dover MP Charlie Elphicke accepted a gift of £22,577 from the RHA this year, according to the government’s annual Register of Interests released last month.
The RHA has called for the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) to be scrapped in its London mayoral election manifesto.
The RHA and FTA have urged TfL to push back its proposed October 2020 start date for requiring Euro-6 lorries across the whole of Greater London.