The government should create an organisation that involves the public in major infrastructure schemes, in order to prevent projects like the Stanford West lorry park being dropped. A report from the independent Institute for Government (IfG), argues that the UK is poor at engaging with the public and local communities on large scale infrastructure projects, which often results in opposition and postponement. The IfG said that a commission for public engagement would reduce costly delays by giving people an opportunity […]
A risk management company has warned that “little or nothing” is being done to protect the employees of haulage firms in Calais – and the warning signs are there that violence in the area could escalate.
The FTA has come out in favour of Manston Airport as a short to medium term contingency for Operation Stack, after it was revealed the government had paid approaching £6m to rent it.
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).