Large Goods Vehicle Drivers: Vacancies

Department for Transport written question – answered on 10th June 2021.

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Photo of Stephen Crabb Stephen Crabb Chair, Welsh Affairs Committee, Chair, Welsh Affairs Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the shortage of HGV drivers in the UK.

Photo of Rachel Maclean Rachel Maclean Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The labour shortages in the sector are longstanding. Industry estimates the shortage of HGV drivers to be between 60,000 - 76,000.

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