HGV drivers not eligible for Shortage Occupation List, minister insists


 

The job of an HGV driver is not eligible for the Shortage Occupation List and the industry needs to focus instead on filling roles from the ballooning UK unemployed, according to the government. There have been growing calls for truckers to be added to a list of occupations where there is a dire shortage, but in a response to a recent question from MP Jonathan Edwards about what assessment the government has made, Home Office minister Kevin Foster said it […]