Michael Ellis has been appointed minister of state for transport, taking over the role from Jesse Norman, who has joined the Treasury after two years at the DfT. Ellis previously served as parliamentary under secretary of state at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport from Jan 2018 to May of this year. He also worked as deputy leader of the House of Commons from 17 July 2016 to 8 January 2018. Ellis was elected Conservative MP for Northampton […]
The government is insisting its plans to build a lorry park outside Ashford, Kent ahead of Brexit are not a repeat of its Stanford West lorry park project.
Platooning HGVs will be on major UK roads by the end of 2018, after the government committed £8.1m to trials of the autonomous vehicles.