Highways England plans to step up its “smart” motorway programme, the agency’s strategy and planning director Elliott Shaw told delegates at a strategy day this week. There will be a “modularised” approach so that they can be rolled out “mile after mile” across the network. This will be more cost-effective and consistent than approach hitherto, where each scheme has been specifically designed, he said. Shaw was speaking at a conference in London on the DfT’s evolving road investment strategy (RIS2), […]
Royal Mail’s privatisation is complete, after the Department for Business, Skills and Innovation (BIS) said it had sold its remaining 14% stake in the business.
The UK government must make immediate preparations to prevent severe disruption to the flow of goods into the UK in the event of the new mink-related Covid-19 strain originating in Denmark spreading into France, Belgium or Germany, the RHA warned this week.
The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has warned imports and exports of live animals will be disrupted after 1 July following news that Portsmouth International Port has scrapped plans to build a live animal border control post (BCP).