Infrastructure strategy becomes levelling up strategy

The Government has denied that ‘levelling up’ the rest of the UK means ‘levelling London down' as it published the long-awaited National Infrastructure Strategy, which confirms that plans for Crossrail 2 have been shelved.
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Scale up talking traffic development, DfT report says

Transport technology experts have urged ministers to ‘pick up and run with’ the findings of a new report that calls for a step change in work to exploit connected vehicle data.
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Public sector pay increase for low earners

Public sector worker wage increases will be limited to the poorest paid and NHS staff, the chancellor has announced this afternoon.
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Infrastructure gets pride of place in Spending Review

The chancellor Rishi Sunak used to the 2020 Spending Review to launch a new strategy for UK infrastructure, supported by an infrastructure bank and a place-based 'levelling up' fund.
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Sunak to re-write Green Book to boost North

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to announce plans to re-write the Green Book in the spending review this week, as part of the Government’s commitment to levelling up infrastructure in the North.
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TfL raises 'Doomsday scenario' over Crossrail cash

Transport for London has threatened to mothball Crossrail if ministers do not agree another bailout, according to reports.
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Dashboard gives 'unique insight' into constituency road danger

The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has launched an online dashboard that provides information about crashes in each MP’s constituency.
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'No need to speed’: Slow down, save lives.

More than a quarter of male drivers admit having driven above 100mph, according to new research published to mark Road Safety Week 2020.
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