Consultation Responses - Archive

FTA submits responses to Parliamentary inquiries, Government departments and other agencies on issues that affect logistics. The views expressed in our responses are those reached following debate within the Councils that form part of our democratic structure (View FTA Councils for more information).

FTA responses


Heathrow third runway response (June 2017) (PDF)
Future world of work inquiry (December 2016) (PDF)
House of Lords inquiry into Brexit (October 2016) (PDF)
National Infrastructure Commission call for evidence - London (January 2016) (PDF)
National Infrastructure Commission call for evidence - Northern cities (January 2016) (PDF)
Transport Resilience Review (May 2014) (PDF)
Logistics Growth Review and Red Tape Challenge (February 2013) (PDF)
Draft National Policy Statement for National Networks (February 2013) (PDF)

Road - vehicles

Department for Transport - Technical Changes to Motor Insurance (April 2017)(PDF)
Department for Transport - Extending the first MOT (April 2017)(PDF)
Conclusions of the Triennial Review of the Traffic Commissioners (January 2016)(PDF)
Department for Transport Motoring Services Strategy (January 2016)(PDF)
House of Commons Transport Committee inquiry into Road Traffic Law Enforcement (December 2015)(PDF)
Senior Traffic Commissioner's Guidance and Directions consultation (October 2015)
Semior Traffic Commissioner's Driver Conduct - Statutory Document (September 2015)(PDF)
Department for Transport changes to digital tachograph legislation (EU Regulation 165) (May 2015)(PDF)
Department for Transport operator licensing exemptions (March 2015)(PDF)
Department for Transport changes to operator licensing (February 2015)(PDF)
Triennial review of the Traffic Commissioners (January 2015)(PDF)
Department for Transport hgv speed limits on dual carriageways consultation (September 2014) (PDF)
Department for Transport Traffic Signs consultation (June 2014) (PDF)
Transport Select Committee inquiry on Motoring Services Customer Perspective (February 2014) (PDF)
Department for Transport tractor weight and speed (January 2014) (PDF)
Department for Transport Motoring Services Strategy Consultation (March 2013) (PDF)
Operator Compliance Risk Score (OCRS) Post Implementation Review (February 2013) (PDF)

Road - drivers

Department for Transport penalties for using hand held mobile phones while driving (March 2016) (PDF)
Department for Transport fixed penalties for historic drivers' hours offences (August 2014) (PDF)
Department for Transport and Driving Standards Agency review of the Driver CPC (August 2013) (PDF)
Department for Transport consultation on exemptions from Driver CPC (June 2013) (PDF)

Road - road network

M4 Corridor Public Local Inquiry submission (March 2017)(PDF)
Department for Transport Severn Bridges consultation- Reducing toll prices and other issues (March 2017) (PDF)
Highways England - Managing Freight Vehicles Through Kent (September 2016) (PDF)
Transport Committee - Future of the Severn Crossings inquiry (June 2016) (PDF)
Highways England Lower Thames Crossing route consultation (March 2016) (PDF)
Transport Committee - Operation Stack inquiry (February 2016)(PDF)
Highways England M20 lorry area consultation (January 2016) (PDF)
ORR monitoring of Highways England consultation (June 2015) (PDF)
Highways Agency A14 improvements consultation (June 2014) (PDF)
Highways Agency M1 and M3 environmental speed limit consultation (March 2014) (PDF)

Road - urban operations

FTA submission Transport Select Committee - urban congestion (December 2016)(PDF)
DfT local authority parking enforcement consultation (February 2014) (PDF)

Climate change and air quality

Category B driver licence derogation for greener vehicles (October 2017) (PDF)
Defra draft air quality plan (June 2017)
Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations Order proposed amendments (January 2017)(PDF)
Response to London air quality consultation (December 2016)(PDF)
Modern Transport Bill - inclusion of ultra-low emission vehicle measures (November 2016)(PDF)
Energy and Climate Change Committee renewable heat and transport targets inquiry (April 2016)(PDF)
DfT Freight Carbon Review (March 2016)(PDF)
FTA evidence to EFRA committee on air quality (November 2015)(PDF)
HM Treasury review of the business energy efficiency tax landscape (November 2015)(PDF)
Defra Draft Air Quality consultation (November 2015)(PDF)
Scottish Low Emission Strategy consultation (April 2015) (PDF)
Department for Transport - proposed amendments to the RTFO Order 2007 (August 2014) (PDF)
FTA evidence to Environmental Audit Select Committee inquiry - air quality (June 2013) (PDF)
Department for Transport Advanced Fuels - call for evidence (February 2014) (PDF)
Department for Transport Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation review (February 2014) (PDF)
Office for Low Energy Vehicles call for funding allocation (January 2014) (PDF)
Department for Energy and Climate Change Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (Energy Audits) (October 2013) (PDF)

Clean Air Zones



Increasing penalties for TfL PCNs (November 2017)(PDF)
Cycle Superhighway 9 consultation (October 2017)(PDF)
Mayor's Transport Strategy consultation (October 2017)(PDF)
Proposed changes to the London Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (June 2017)(PDF)
Oxford Street Transformation consultation (July 2017)(PDF)
Transport for London Direct Vision Standard consultation (April 2017)(PDF)
London Assembly investigation into traffic congestion (September 2016) (PDF)
Mayor's air quality consultation (July 2016) (PDF)
Further Improving Lorry Safety consultation (March 2016) (PDF)
TfL East London River Crossings consultation (February 2016) (PDF)
TfL Silvertown Tunnel consultation (November 2015) (PDF)
Labour manifesto for London (November 2015) (PDF)
TfL Ultra-low emissions zone consultation (January 2015) (PDF)
TfL North-South and East-West Cycle Superhighways consultation (November 2014) (PDF)
TfL Cycle Superhighway 2 - between Aldgate and Bow consultation (October 2014) (PDF)
TfL Safer Lorry Scheme consultation (September 2014) (PDF)
TfL River Crossings consultation (September 2014) (PDF)
Transformation of Tottenham Court Road consultation (August 2014) (PDF)
TfL draft Cycle Safety Action Plan (July 2014) (PDF)
TfL changes to the London Congestion Charge (March 2014) (PDF)
Southwark Borough-wide 20mph limit consultation (March 2014) (PDF)
London Councils proposed amendments to the London Lorry Control Scheme (March 2014) (PDF)
Central London Cycling Grid consultation (February 2014) (PDF)
City of London 20mph zone consultation (February 2014) (PDF)

South East England

Slough Borough Council Poyle Road bus gateway and width restriction (December 2016)(PDF)
Kent County Council Fourth Local Transport Plan (October 2016) (PDF)
Vale of White Horse District Council Air Quality Action Plan (August 2014) (PDF)
West Berkshire Freight Strategy consultation (August 2014) (PDF)
Brighton and Hove 20mph zone consultation (February 2014) (PDF)

East of England

Cambridge City Deal - tackling congestion (October 2016)(PDF)

South Central England

Oxfordshire City Council Zero Emission Zone (June 2017)


Scottish Low Emission Strategy consultation (April 2015) (PDF)


Welsh Assembly inquiry into Welsh ports and Brexit (May 2017)(PDF)
Welsh Affairs Committee Future of the Severn Crossings inquiry (April 2016) (PDF)