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Call for Evidence

Road freight

The Transport Select Committee is interested in receiving written evidence that addresses:

  • Long-term and short-term challenges to the effective functioning of the road freight supply chain;
  • The potential effects of the Government’s policies and regulations on the efficient operation of the supply chain, including cabotage rules and drivers’ hours;
  • The effectiveness of Government policy in supporting recruitment, retention and a diverse workforce in the road haulage industry;
  • The potential effects of the Government’s policies and regulations on road safety;
  • Infrastructure, including roads, ports and airports, with a particular focus on capacity, resilience and interoperability;
  • The effect of border procedures on road freight;
  • Workforce skills, training and development;
  • Decarbonising road freight; and
  • The extent to which the Transport Select Committee’s previous recommendations on haulage, including those set out in Skills and Planning in the Road Haulage Sector, July 2016, HC68, were (a) pertinent and (b) unheeded.

We would be grateful to receive written submissions by Friday 19 November 2021.

This call for written evidence has now closed.

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