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 […]
January 16, 2018 Emma Shone
The volume of freight moved on roads in the North could increase by 50% by 2050, according to Transport for the North (TfN).
July 4, 2017 Emma Shone
Jesse Norman MP has taken on the role of secretary of state for roads, local transport and devolution at the DfT.