Government was warned limited time of emergency visas would deter European drivers, says RHA


 

Government ministers ignored hauliers’ warnings that the limited length of the emergency HGV driver visas would deter European drivers from taking up the offer, the RHA has claimed. The RHA was responding to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s admission today (5 October) that out of 300 emergency HGV fuel driver visas on offer only 27 have been taken up, and that only 127 drivers have applied for the 4,700 HGV driver emergency visas on offer under the recently launched scheme. The […]