Road Freight and Logistics APPG

First Registered: 02/01/2019 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To promote and represent the interests of the UK road haulage and logistics sector and provide a forum to discuss opportunities and challenges.

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Recent Documents related to Road Freight and Logistics

1. CHIEF: ETSF operators and host EPU details
22/02/2021 - HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
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Found: Dyce, Aberdeen, AB21 7DTABD001AberdeenABD410CEVA Freight (UK) Ltd, Lawson Drive, Pitmedden Industrial Estate

2. Future of mobility: decarbonising road freight
22/02/2019 - Government Office for Science (GO-Science)
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Found: Decarbonising road freight Future of Mobility: Evidence Review Foresight

3. 3TC Logistics Limited
23/07/2019 - Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain (TC)
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Found: 3TC Logistics Limited - GOV.UK document

4. Future of mobility: the UK freight transport system
12/02/2019 - Government Office for Science (GO-Science)
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Found: Understanding the UK Freight Transport System Future of Mobility: Evidence Review Foresight

5. Future of mobility: freight and the sharing economy
12/02/2019 - Government Office for Science (GO-Science)
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Found: 1 A review of freight and the sharing economy Future of Mobility: Evidence Review Foresight,

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Road Freight and Logistics

1. Hinckley National Rail Freight Interchange
11/02/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: considered the proposal for the Hinckley national rail freight interchange in South Leicestershire.It is - Speech Link
2: he has yet to make his maiden speech. The rail freight interchange will have as much of an impact on his - Speech Link
3: there not be an environmental benefit in getting freight off roads and on to rail, and should a study be - Speech Link
4: is to reduce HGV traffic by moving freight off our principal road arteries and on to rail, but the concern - Speech Link
5: my constituency, however, is that if the rail freight hub went ahead, there would be more congestion - Speech Link
6: constituents—are concerned that the proposal will add to a road system that is frankly not equipped to take such - Speech Link

2. Freight Industry: Delays
17/12/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: they have had with organisations representing the freight industry about arrangements to ensure that delays - Speech Link
2: regularly engages with stakeholders within the freight industry. The Cabinet Office’s border and protocol - Speech Link
3: the ports. I had a call with a huge number of freight representatives yesterday, and we talked about - Speech Link
4: promised. Does the Minister accept the assessment of Logistics UK that the current delays could last for months - Speech Link
5: this moment we are facing not only post-Covid freight movements but pre-holiday stock building, end of - Speech Link
6: Gateway, which together represent 70% of container freight coming into the UK? What is their estimate of the - Speech Link

3. Rail Freight
13/09/2016 - Written Statements

1: am today publishing the Government’s new rail freight strategy, which has been developed in collaboration - Speech Link

4. Large Logistics Parks (Transport Infrastructure)
07/12/2016 - Westminster Hall

1: infrastructure for proposed development of large logistics parks.It is a pleasure to serve under your - Speech Link
2: constituency, Cannock Chase, is home to several large logistics parks, largely because of the constituency’s proximity - Speech Link

5. Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill [Lords]
14/05/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: now read a Second time.The United Kingdom’s road haulage sector plays a major role in keeping our - Speech Link
2: Permits are a feature of almost all international road freight agreements outside free-trade areas. The UK - Speech Link
3: me touch briefly on the 1968 Vienna convention on road traffic, which the UK signed 50 years ago and which - Speech Link
4: Great Britain and Northern Ireland respectively. Road haulage policy and trailer registration are devolved - Speech Link
5: outlined, we are committed to ensuring that the road haulage industry can continue to prosper as we leave - Speech Link

6. Road Freight
20/12/2016 - Written Statements

1: were discussed at a meeting of the Kent Strategic Freight Group on 2 December, chaired by the County Council - Speech Link

7. Colne to Skipton Railway Link
29/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: I do not have to hand the figures for Manchester Road station in Burnley, which is on that link. It is - Speech Link
2: that line upgraded to a twin-track railway for freight—I think it is gauge 12, although I will stand corrected - Speech Link
3: engineers.I will return briefly to mention that freight and manufacturing is a crucial issue. This is a - Speech Link

8. UK Logistics Industry
01/02/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: Government have been working closely with the logistics industry over a number of years to understand - Speech Link

9. Brexit: Cross-Channel Transport
21/01/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: staff, no premises and no port agreements; and the Road Haulage Association estimates that new documentation - Speech Link
2: route and to ensure that both local traffic and freight can continue to flow. Of course, we will continue - Speech Link
3: foolish indeed not to test and exercise a novel logistics system? Were sufficient vehicles available to - Speech Link
4: discussions with Thanet District Council and Seaborne Freight to agree funding on the arrangements for the infrastructure - Speech Link

10. Lorry Parking
30/01/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: lay-bys, sometimes jutting precariously out into the road. There is a danger to the police officers who risk - Speech Link
2: Everyone we speak to, including the Road Haulage Association, the Freight Transport Association, Highways - Speech Link
3: lorry traffic and much of its economy is based on logistics. The Department for Transport focuses heavily - Speech Link
4: hon. Friend for making the point that investing in road infrastructure, as we are doing in this country - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Road Freight and Logistics
1. Roads: Freight
asked by: Mike Penning
...To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what steps he is taking to support the Road Haulage Association's Road to Logistics initiative that provides (a) training and (b) employment within the road haulage sector; and if he will make a statement.

2. Eurotunnel
asked by: Lord Berkeley
... whether similar resilience measures will be implemented for rail freight as for road freight.

3. Roads: Freight
asked by: Mike Penning
... whether his Departments has allocated funding to promote the road haulage and logistics sector to veterans; and if he will make a statement.

4. Freight: Inland Waterways
asked by: Lord Risby
... rather than by road.

5. Channel Crossing: Shipping
asked by: Lord Myners
...To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have consulted the road logistics and shipping industry on any contingency plans for cross channel shipping in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Members
Charlotte Nichols Portrait
Charlotte Nichols
Labour - Warrington North
Joined: 24th February 2020
Darren Henry Portrait
Darren Henry
Conservative - Broxtowe
Joined: 24th February 2020
Gavin Newlands Portrait
Gavin Newlands
Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir Mike Penning MP, The Bury, Queensway, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1HR. Tel: 01442 251126.


Public Enquiry Point:

Millie Hinton, Tendo Consulting, Suite 5, The Hop Exchange, 24 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TY. Tel: 020 7175 8363



Tendo Consulting acts as the group's secretariat.

Benefits in Kind
20 Jan 2020
Tendo Consulting
Tendo Consulting is paid by the Road Haulage Association to act as the group's secretariat.   From : 20/01/2020 To : 19/01/2021
20 Nov 2018
Tendo Consulting
Tendo Consulting is paid by the Road Hauliers Association to act as the group's secretariat.   From : 20/11/2018 To : 19/11/2019

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Road Freight and Logistics APPG

Former APPG Members
Tracey Crouch Portrait
Tracey Crouch
Conservative - Chatham and Aylesford
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Jim Fitzpatrick Portrait
Jim Fitzpatrick
Labour - Former Member for Poplar and Limehouse
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Anne-Marie Trevelyan Portrait
Anne-Marie Trevelyan
Conservative - Berwick-upon-Tweed
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
2 APPG Memberships
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