New Transport Minister to address CV Forum 2013

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SPEECH: Robert Goodwill MP to address CV Forum

Robert Goodwill MP, the new Under-Secretary of State for Transport, will deliver the keynote speech at next Tuesday’s Commercial Vehicle Forum 2013.

The speech, taking place from 1.45pm at the British Museum, will be Mr Goodwill’s first to the UK’s road transport industry.

He will also meet key players in the industry and will have the opportunity to hear, first-hand, the key issues and concerns surrounding the sector.

A CV Forum spokesperson said: “Mr Goodwill’s acceptance to speak so early in his new term demonstrates the significance he places on the commercial vehicle, logistics and road transport sectors.”

The CV Forum 2013 will comprise a Question Time-format discussion, with debate focusing on ‘Exploring world-class business efficiency in the road transport industry’ and ‘How can UK operators set the benchmark for the European road transport sector?’

Panellists include Beverley Bell, Senior Traffic Commissioner for Great Britain, Laura Moran, Commercial Vehicle Director at Hertz UK, and Sarwant Singh, Senior Partner at Frost and Sullivan.

Each panel discussion will be followed by a lively question and answer session.

To submit a question in advance, email [email protected] with the subject Panel question.

If you would like to attend the free event, register online at

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