The new government bill making provisions for a no-deal trade arrangement when the UK leaves the EU next year is merely a contingency plan, with plans for a trade agreement still firmly on the table, transport secretary Chris Grayling has assured the industry. The government released its Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill yesterday (7 February), which gives it the power to put a permit place in scheme, which could be necessary to facilitate cross-border trade after Brexit. But while […]
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The government must avoid any “distraction or dilution” from the trailblazer apprenticeships as the April 2017 start date approaches, the RHA has said.