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Road Haulage Association CEO Richard Burnett, along with 21 logistics companies and associations, has sought the “urgent” personal intervention of UK prime minster Boris Johnson to address the country’s fast-escalating driver shortage.
In a letter to the prime minister, Mr Burnett urges him to act to avert a “critical supply chain shortage”: as a priority, the RHA is seeking a temporary work visa to allow hauliers to hire European drivers, the establishment of a taskforce and the re-establishment of Defra’s Food Resilience Industry forum, disbanded this year. The full letter can be read here.