Sir Mike Penning on addressing the driver shortage; why he won’t back May’s Brexit deal and a need for emission controls


 

Sir Mike Penning MP announced at an RHA parliamentary reception last year that he intended to form an all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on road freight and logistics to ensure that this vital sector has a voice in parliament as the UK leaves the EU. Penning was elected Conservative MP for Hemel Hempstead in May 2005 and has held a variety of challenging ministerial posts including armed forces, transport, Northern Ireland and policing. A privy counsellor, he was knighted in 2017 […]