Highways England has appointed a new chair with a brief to lead the delivery of the government’s second five year Road Investment Strategy. Dipesh Shah, who assumes the role on 1 September, will replace Colin Matthews, who has held the role for six years. Shah was selected after a competitive selection and brings extensive experience as a non-executive director of Thames Water, Commissioner of the Crown Estates and as former CEO of the UK Atomic Energy Authority. The new chair […]
Highways England chief executive Jim O’Sullivan is to stand down early next year.
MPs and environmental groups are accusing Highways England of attempting to cover up minutes of stakeholder meetings and subvert the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2000.
The Severn Crossing tolls will be reduced next year ahead of being scrapped entirely, the government has confirmed.