Issue details

HGV Driver Shortage

To provide an update on the current HGV driver shortage and to seek approval to implement new working arrangements to support improvement of this situation.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Incurring expenditure above £75,000 threshold in respect of revenue/£180,000 in respect of capital;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 23/07/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Decision due: 7 Sep 2021 by Cabinet

Decision due: 22 Sep 2021 by South Holland District Council

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Environmental Services

Lead director: Assistant Director - Wellbeing and Community Leadership

Contact: Adel Gardner Email:, Jim Harvey, Operations Manager Environmental Services Email:, Charlotte Paine, Head of Environmental and Operational Services Email:

Comms/Media Interest: Driver shortage has been in the media


Agenda items


  • Waste Collection Staffing and Critical HGV Driver Shortage