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Statement on Bath Clean Air Zone

Friday 17 January 2020

In response to the decision made by Bath & North East Somerset Council today (17 January 2020) to introduce a £9 daily fee for high-emission vans and £100 for HGVs and buses, Chris Yarsley, Policy Manager for the South West at FTA, the only business group that represents all of logistics, comments:

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Businesses oppose radical changes to Newcastle clean air plans

Thursday 16 January 2020

The logistics sector is extremely disappointed by the radical changes made by Newcastle City Council (NCC) to its planned Clean Air Zone (CAZ), according to FTA, the business organisation which speaks for the sector

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FTA comments on Cardiff's proposed congestion charge

Wednesday 15 January 2020

Following Cardiff City Council’s proposal to introduce a £2 congestion charge (applicable to non-residents only) to act as a deterrent while also funding investment into the public transport system, Sally Gilson, Head of Policy for Wales at FTA, comments

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Green enthusiasm needs government support says logistics industry

Wednesday 15 January 2020

Logistics operators are among the first to identify the benefits of switching to electric vehicles (EVs), according to FTA, with nine out of ten operators who are already using EVs planning to expand their fleets within the next three years.

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Response to the launch of Birmingham City Council’s draft Transport Plan

Monday 13 January 2020

In response to the launch of Birmingham City Council’s draft Transport Plan today (13 January 2020), Chris Yarsley, Policy Manager for the Midlands at FTA, comments:

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Comment from FTA on the reopening of the Northern Ireland assembly

Monday 13 January 2020

“The confirmation of a new administration in Stormont gives Northern Ireland’s logistics businesses long-overdue reassurance that the sector’s concerns, and the future of NI trade, can once again be prioritised by government.

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FTA comments on Operation Brock barrier removal

Friday 10 January 2020

Following the announcement that the Operation Brock barrier is to be dismantled, Heidi Skinner, FTA’s Policy Manager for the South East, comments:

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Future mayor should work with logistics to make London cleaner, safer and more efficient, says FTA

Wednesday 08 January 2020

The next Mayor of London should work more closely with the logistics sector to make London cleaner, safer and more efficient, according to FTA, the voice of the UK logistics sector.

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Oxford Zero Emission Zone a tax on vital commercial vehicles

Tuesday 07 January 2020

Plans for a Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) in Oxford, published today (7 January 2020), are effectively a tax on trucks and vans in areas of the city, according to FTA

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Secure the future of rail freight, says FTA

Monday 06 January 2020

FTA comments in response to Lord Berkeley’s alternative HS2 review

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