The Transport Committee has said the government’s transformation of the Highways Agency (HA) into something akin to Network Rail is an unnecessary and potentially costly mistake. Publishing its Better Roads report in response to the government’s Roads Command Paper from July 2013, the cross-party committee of MPs gave the plans, which will see the HA become a state owned private company or ‘GoCo’ (government company), the thumbs-down. “We are not convinced by the case for establishing the Highways Agency as […]
The Commons Transport Committee has announced an inquiry into government policy on the UK’s strategic road network.
The DfT was hit with the biggest government departmental cut in the Spending Review today.
The government is looking at funding HGV driver training for those leaving the military to help alleviate the skills shortage.