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 […]
Employment costs hit Meachers Global Logistics’ profit last year but the Southampton-based company has deeper concerns about Brexit, according to its chairman.
A leaked government dossier that predicts months of delays at ports and shortages of some foods and medicines in the event of a no-deal Brexit is not “scaremongering” and supports the RHA’s long-held concerns, chief executive Richard Burnett said this week.
Contingency plans to fast track cross-border permits for hauliers in the event of a hard Brexit have been put in place by the government.