Government accused of launching “fake” Supply Chain Taskforce after ditching it just weeks after launch


 

The government’s Supply Chain Taskforce, launched in the midst of the driver shortage crisis in September last year, was dumped just days later in a reshuffle and may never have convened, the Labour Party has revealed. Angela Rayner, Labour’s deputy leader, slammed the move this week, accusing the government of creating a “fake taskforce” and having no real plan to solve the problem. The task force, headed by former Tesco chief Sir David Lewis, was created as the lorry driver […]