FTA blog

4 entries for November 2010

Welsh Assembly Government Budget - big ideas, little detail

Posted on: Friday, 19 November 2010 by Toby Carroll in categories Media and campaigns, Wales

At the same time that people in Scotland were learning the fate of key projects of interest from the Scottish Government, their counterparts in Wales were discovering the short-term economic future in their own devolved areas, as the Welsh Assembly ...

The good, the bad and the logistics sector - FTA and the draft Scottish Budget

Posted on: Friday, 19 November 2010 by Toby Carroll in categories Media and campaigns, Scotland

John Swinney’s draft Scottish Budget announcement will certainly bring some benefits to the country’s supply chain and help maintain its position as a net exporter of goods. ...

Excellent talks with Labour’s new Shadow Transport Minister

Posted on: Wednesday, 17 November 2010 by Toby Carroll in categories Media and campaigns, Wales

On Monday we had a good meeting with John Woodcock, the new MP for Barrow and Furness, and Labour’s new Shadow Transport Minister in charge of roads, climate and freight. ...

FTA pushing O-licensing over the line

Posted on: Thursday, 4 November 2010 by Toby Carroll in categories Media and campaigns, Northern Ireland

FTA were in the grand surroundings of the Stomont estate on Monday, home of the Northern Ireland Assembly, to further push the issues affecting operators in the run up to the Assembly elections in May 2011. ...