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Driver shortage in road haulage sector examined

29 January 2016

The Transport Committee holds an evidence session looking at the shortage of drivers, recruitment and retention of drivers, and the effectiveness of measures being taken by the Government to address the shortage. It also looks at the under-representation of women, BME groups and young people among HGV drivers.

Witnesses

Monday 1 February 2016, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 4.05pm

  • Adrian Jones, National Officer for Road Transport and Logistics, Unite the Union
  • Jolyon Drury, Chair of the CILT Public Policies Committee, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

At 4.45pm

  • Kat Springle, Operations Director, Easy as HGV
  • Nathalie Axon, Founder and Director, Horsepower training Ltd
  • Jenny Tipping, HGV Driver and Driver CPC Trainer, Manpower Logistic

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