Draconian measures that will significantly increase red tape and delays for goods sent between the UK and Northern Ireland will go ahead on 1 April, after the government failed to extend a grace period. A meeting of the UK-EU Joint Committee this week ended without agreement on a waiver of customs declarations, paving the way for “severe” consequences for parcel deliveries and supermarket food supplies between NI and mainland Britain. In a statement following the meeting from the co-chairs of […]
Sir Mike Penning on addressing the driver shortage; why he won’t back May’s Brexit deal and a need for emission controls
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.
A €3.2bn (£2.3bn) acquisition of French transport and logistics giant Norbert Dentressangle by US group XPO Logistics could be just the first in a series of takeovers of European companies the Greenwich, Connecticut firm’s chairman Bradley Jacobs has said.
The government has rejected the idea of extending student loans for funding licence acquisition, saying it was “not appropriate”.