Next CEO blames “insane” government immigration policy for HGV driver shortage


 

The government’s “insane” immigration policy is to blame for the lorry driver shortage, and not Brexit, the head of retail giant Next said this week. Next chief executive Lord Wolfson is calling on the government to think again and allow more HGV drivers to work in the UK to tackle the ongoing shortages and disruption. He said: “It strikes me as being insane that despite the fact that everyone knows that we desperately need drivers, the Home Office are still […]