Autonomous vehicles will lead to job losses, claim Labour Party

The London Evening Standard is reporting that Shadow transport secretary Louise Haigh has warned that ‘mistakes of deindustrialisation’ cannot be made with the introduction of self-driving cars. Job losses as a result of self-driving cars cannot be allowed to replicate the “ravages of deindustrialisation”, Labour have warned. During the second reading of the Automated Vehicles Bill, Transport […]

Labour Party calls for more ‘rapid’ spending on active travel

The Labour Party has urged government to spend more ‘rapidly’ on active travel as it said any gains made in active travel made during the pandemic could be lost as vehicle traffic levels return to pre-Covid levels. This is seen as particularly an issue for cycling: the number of bike trips rose notably during lockdown, […]


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