New legal powers to transform Transport for the North (TfN) into the UK’s first-ever statutory sub-national transport body were laid out today (16 November) in Parliament. The government says the new legislation will give the North an unprecedented say on how money is spent on transport schemes across the region. Today’s announcement will see TfN get new powers to: Produce a statutory transport strategy for the North, which the government must formally consider when taking funding decisions Fund organisations to […]
Andrew Jones MP, the new transport minister with responsibility for freight and logistics, says his key priority for the future is delivery of the strategic road infrastructure programme.
Jesse Norman MP has taken on the role of secretary of state for roads, local transport and devolution at the DfT.