Prove there’s a need for sector-specific support, FTA tells hauliers


 

FTA policy director Elizabeth de Jong has told motortransport.co.uk that the government needs more proof that some hauliers are close to collapse before it can offer sector-specific support. Her comments come in the wake of an RHA survey showing 73% of hauliers have significantly reduced or worse cashflow following the Covid-19 pandemic and 83% have significantly reduced or worse volumes. Earlier this month, the FTA admitted a fifth of its own members are facing closure after delays to the government’s […]