Roads: Freight

(asked on 17th September 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department for Transport:

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many meetings (a) he and (b) Ministers in his Department have had with the haulage industry since the beginning of 2021.

Answered by
Trudy Harrison Portrait
Trudy Harrison
This question was answered on 23rd September 2021

Secretary of State for Transport has met with representatives of the road haulage industry five times during 2021.

Transport Ministers have also held an additional thirteen meetings with the haulage industry in 2021. This includes a roundtable on addressing the driver shortage jointly held by Minister for Transport Baroness Vere and Employment Minister, Mims Davies MP.

In addition to these meetings, representatives of the road haulage industry meet with Departmental officials on a biweekly basis.

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