Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says there is "plenty" of petrol to go round amid shortage fears despite delivery issues surrounding a shortage of HGV drivers. Admitting a "little bit" of patience might be required, he says they are "acting on" the problem by getting more HGV drivers quickly. Report by Edwardst. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Climate activists who block the M25 could face imprisonment after National Highways was granted an injunction against the protests, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said.
Speaking at the Transport Committee hearing on Wednesday, Mr Shapps condemned the demonstrations as "irresponsible, dangerous and completely counterproductive." Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has hailed the London Underground's first major expansion this century as a "win for everyone", as two new stations opened on the Northern Line today.
Mr Shapps visited the new stations at Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station with London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who said the development will help support up to 25,000 jobs and 20,000 homes. Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Grant Shapps outlines the new quarntine travel rules on Tom Swarbrick's LBC show this morning. Four countries are being removed from England’s red list as part of the latest update to the international travel system, while seven more, including Germany are being added to the green list.It has also been confirmed that arrivals from France will no longer need to self-isolate, aligning the nation with other countries on the amber list, from which arrivals only need to quarantine at home if they are not fully vaccinated.Scotland and Northern Ireland have followed England in introducing the same travel relaxations.
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