Sadiq Khan’s transport plan for London “totally fails” to consider freight operators and their customers and shows a “fundamental ignorance” of how logistics and supply chains work, the RHA has said. The criticisms are made in the association’s response to the mayor’s new London Plan, which sets out the capital’s strategic economic, environmental, transport and social framework for the next 20 years. RHA said the plan demonstrates a “lack of meaningful consideration given to freight”. Pointing to claims made in […]
The government will work to avoid the “disaster” of a hard border between the Northern Ireland and Ireland after Brexit by keeping customs regulation to a minimum, but the RHA said it has reservations about the lack of detail provided.
The FTA and RHA are at odds over a decision by the government to spend a further £44.5m on security for the Port of Calais.
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.