Government’s £28bn road programme set to face similar legal challenge used to halt Heathrow expansion


 

An environmental campaign group is planning a legal challenge to the government’s £28.8bn roads programme on the grounds that it breaches UK climate and environment laws. Campaign group Transport Action Network is warning that the DfT’s latest five-year Road Investment Strategy, due to be published in April, does not take into account recent government commitments on reducing carbon emissions. The warning follows the successful legal challenge to Heathrow Airport’s expansion plans, which saw the Appeal Court rule that the plans […]