Transport secretary Chris Grayling has praised the road transport industry, promised clarity over Brexit for the sector and acknowledged the shortage of truck parking in the UK. Speaking at the RHA’s 70th anniversary annual lunch in London last week, Grayling declared that no sector is more important than road haulage and logistics when it comes to keeping the economy running. “We are grateful for all you do. Getting the right deal for haulage in Brexit is important. I know you […]
Fuel duty will be frozen for the next 12 months, revealed Chancellor George Osborne in today’s Budget 2014, despite industry calls for a much-needed reduction.
The RHA and FTA have attacked the Migration Advisory Committee’s call to favour high-skilled migrants after Brexit, warning it would amplify the skills shortage the logistics sector already faces.
Chris Grayling MP has retained his role as transport secretary after Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle today (8 January).