New guidance aimed at tackling major delays to groupage at Northern Ireland ports has been rushed through without reference to the haulage industry and fails to tackle the issue, the RHA told MP Michael Gove this week. The accusation, made in an open letter from RHA chief executive Richard Burnett, comes as complex Brexit customs arrangements at the border of Northern Ireland, introduced on 1 January, continue to seriously delay deliveries, resulting in a significant drop in trade for hauliers. […]
The DfT has denied that it is looking to replace the HGV Road User Levy with a distance-based road user charge for HGVs.
The government has announced funding for four British biofuel plants as part of its Transport Decarbonisation Plan which aims to deliver net-zero carbon emissions in the UK by 2050.