Government policy on who should pay for transport infrastructure relating to ports is “confused in practice and conceptually flawed,” the Commons Transport Committee has warned. In a new report on access to UK ports, the committee said there should be a presumption that significant improvements to access to ports would be publicly funded and that the DfT “could do more” to promote ports’ interests. The committee said it was “particularly concerned” by suggestions that UK ports were put at a […]
More than half the spending on England’s transport network is going to London with the imbalance set to get worse, according to a report by Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR).
Lilian Greenwood – Labour MP for Nottingham South – is the new chairwoman of the Transport Committee, having won a secret ballot of MPs under the Alternative Vote system on 12 July.
The EU Parliament has given its final approval to new rules forcing the establishment of more electric vehicle recharging points and alternative fuel stations across Europe.