Sunday May 9, 2021
For the road ahead


Welcome to the news page of the United Road Transport Union.

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Region 1 Enquiries
URTU Regional Officer for Region 1, Lee Pimbley, has recently left the employment of the Union.

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International Workers' Memorial Day (#IWMD21)
Every year on 28 April, all around the world the trade union movement unites to mark International Workers' Memorial Day (#IWMD21)

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Kent Access Permit no longer required to access Kent
The Department for Transport has announced that from today, HGV drivers will no longer need a Kent Access Permit (KAP) if they're driving an HGV to the EU from the Port of Dover or the Eurotunnel.

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Covid-19 and Insecure Work
A new union report Covid-19 and Insecure Work is now available.

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