Mark Rathbone, partner and member of the supply chain and logistics sector at Brabners, said: “Detail on transport infrastructure was perhaps not as expansive as many businesses would have liked. The £90m for road improvements in the North will be welcome news for commuters and hauliers, though it is not a huge allocation given government’s plans to increase national infrastructure spend to 1.2% of GDP per annum.
Mark Rathbone, partner and member of the supply chain and logistics sector at Brabners, said: “The Spring Budget represents a real opportunity for the Chancellor to flesh out his plan for transport infrastructure investment. The government has stated that 1.2% of GDP will be set aside annually. What we need now is a clear outline of how this money will be spent nationally and where.
Logistics experts from commercial law firm Brabners attended the House of Commons for a debate organised by Driver First Assist last week.
The Rt Hon John Hayes CBE MP, Minister of State at the Department for Transport, gave a keynote address and attendees also heard from speakers Richard Burnett, Chief Executive of the Road Haulage Association (RHA) and Rob Flello MP.
North West law firm Brabners last night won an award for Professional Services to the Maritime Sector. The award, from Mersey Maritime, acknowledges Brabners’ expertise in advising businesses and services working in and for the sector. The ceremony was held at Wallasey Town Hall on Wirral.
Denise Walker, partner at Brabners, said: