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RHA welcome for £1.3bn road plan

The Road Haulage Association has welcomed reports that chancellor Philip Hammond has earmarked an extra £1.3bn is to be spent on improving Britain’s road network.

Litigation funder takes on truck makers

Bentham, the litigation funding organisation, plans to fund legal action on behalf of truck purchasers who believe they are victims of the European truck cartel.

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RHA to sue truck makers over price fixing

The RHA is to claim compensation for UK hauliers after the European Union fined commercial vehicle manufacturers nearly €3 billion for price fixing in July.

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Hauliers fear foreign drivers will quit UK

There is a fear among RHA members that lorry drivers from Eastern Europe will start to return home because of the declining pound, the association has said.

Companies must eradicate all traces of forced labour – CIPS

Companies must step up their game to eradicate all traces of forced labour, David Noble, group CEO of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, said in response to claims by the BBC’s “Panorama” programme that child refugees in Turkey are making clothes for UK shops.

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Jungle closure is short term fix, says RHA chief

The RHA has welcomed the news that the so-called ‘Jungle Camp’ at The Port of Calais will be dismantled today, but the association’s chief executive has said it is a ‘short term fix’.