Ministers in a flap over truck driver shortage

Government ministers are “panic flip-flopping” on the recruitment of drivers from Europe on short-term visas and the cabotage according to Stuart Charter, managing director of Aztek Logistics, part of the Pallet-Track network. He said the government’s thinking is muddled when it comes to solving the short and long-term HGV driver shortage. “Firstly, business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng ruled out temporary visas for EU drivers to pick up the immediate slack, presumably on ... [+]

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