FTA, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) have called on the mayor of London to appoint a dedicated freight commissioner. The call came in response to the launch of the mayor and TfL’s new freight strategy last week (7 March). Natalie Chapman, head of South of England and urban policy at FTA, said: “The logistics sector is more than willing to support the mayor of London in his vision to make […]
Chancellor George Osborne has cancelled the planned fuel duty rise in September 2014, confirming a commitment to a duty freeze he made at the Conservative Party Conference in September.
TfL needs to bring back the role of head of freight in order to co-ordinate freight movement across London, the FTA told the London Assembly today (5 February).
TfL is not currently planning a rationalisation of its plans for various congestion and emission zones across London, despite conceding that it has “a lot of zones” and some small operators are not ready for them.