Failure to monitor foreign lorries entering the UK

21 January 2022

The Unite union, which represents thousands of heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers, has complained that the Government is failing to monitor how many foreign lorries are entering and leaving the UK under a scheme introduced by Ministers last year.

Fines increase for London red route violations

21 January 2022

With effect from 17 January 2022, Transport for London (TfL) has announced that the charge for ignoring the rules on some of London's busiest roads has increased from £130 to £160.

India agreement could add billions to UK trade

21 January 2022

On a visit to New Delhi to officially launch negotiations on a new free trade agreement (FTA), International Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan said that it would create huge benefits for both countries.

Prime Minister confirms return to Plan A

21 January 2022

Speaking in Parliament, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hailed the success of the booster campaign and the way the public have responded to his Government’s Plan B measures (see Government to stick with Plan B until at least 26 January).

Free bus travel for under-22s in Scotland

20 January 2022

With a focus on children and young people who need to make essential journeys, applications are now open for all five to 21 year-olds living in Scotland to access free bus travel.

Reminder UK CA marking

19 January 2022

From 1 January 2023 UKCA (UK Conformity Assessed) marking must be used, the UKCA mark by means of a label, or similar, to the product, packaging, or documents, as required.