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Hauliers say permit changes will not solve lorry driver shortage

The scrapping of a cap on the number of work permits for lorry drivers from outside Europe wil...

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09.33 28 Oct 2021


Hauliers say permit changes will not solve lorry driver shortage


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09.33 28 Oct 2021


The scrapping of a cap on the number of work permits for lorry drivers from outside Europe will do nothing to plug a huge shortage of drivers according to Haulers Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail Damien English spoke to Breakfast Business this morning and outlined the overhaul of the permits system. For more on this, we heard from Independent TD and Former President of the Irish Road Haulage Association Verona Murphy. 

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