House of Lords grills Baroness Vere on HGV driver shortage


Transport minister Baroness Vere (pictured) faced a barrage of questions in the House of Lords today (26 October) on the lorry driver shortage with peers accusing the government of creating a “world beating” dearth of HGV drivers and enacting “panic button” policies to solve the crisis. The transport minister was asked by Baroness Randerson if she could “explain why the government has had to resort to government by panic button, with some 25 last-minute measures to try to avert a […]