The transport secretary promised industry leaders last week that he is working hard to address the chronic shortfall in European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permits, which are vital to hauliers in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Chris Grayling hosted the RHA, FTA, BVLRA, Kuehne + Nagel, Wincanton and Malcolm Group amongst others, at an event at 10 Downing Street on 7 December. He told industry representatives he was working hard to turn on bilateral agreements with other […]
Local MP demands answers from Highways England after Orwell Bridge closures branded “utterly ridiculous”
A Suffolk MP has held “positive discussions” with Highways England about regular closures of the Orwell Bridge on the A14, after local businesses said it was costing them £1m each time.
The FTA has come out in favour of Manston Airport as a short to medium term contingency for Operation Stack, after it was revealed the government had paid approaching £6m to rent it.
Chris Grayling MP has retained his role as transport secretary after Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle today (8 January).