Last month’s third High Court defeat by environmental law firm ClientEarth has really put the government under the cosh over tackling air pollution. As well as the five cities already mandated to implement clean air zones (CAZs) by the end of 2019 – Birmingham, Derby, Leeds, Nottingham and Southampton – a further 33 local authorities must now act to tackle illegal levels of pollution. ClientEarth lawyer Anna Heslop said: “The judge ruled that the government’s plans were seriously lacking and […]
More migrant deaths likely despite Old Bailey people smuggling convictions, warns Irish RHA president
More deaths involving migrants being smuggled in lorry trailers will happen, the president of the Irish RHA has warned.
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.