Autumn Statement: Infrastructure sector left underwhelmed
Despite its emphasis on infrastructure, engineering and technology, the chancellor's Autumn Statement left the civil engineering sector underwhelmed.
Autumn Statement goes to 'Devo 4'
More powers will be offered to areas with a level 3 devolution deal, the Government has announced as part of the Autumn Statement.
Autumn Statement: Planning reforms to provide new 'premium services'
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt unveiled planning reforms at both national and local levels in the Autumn Statement, with plans to let councils recover the full cost of planning applications, provided they meet prompt deadlines.
Further details of £1.3bn road investment announced
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has outlined further details of more than £1.3 billion of road improvements which were announced as part of the Autumn Statement last week.
Combined groups welcome government investment
The heads of Midlands Connect and Transport for the North (TfN) have welcomed the Government’s commitment to the combined transport groups in the Autumn Statement.
Industry reacts to Autumn Statement
The industry has given its reaction to Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Autumn Statement.
Chancellor confirms infrastructure investment in Autumn Statement
Major investment in infrastructure and a package of road improvements were just some of the plans revealed by Chancellor Philip Hammond in the Government's Autumn Statement today (23 November).
Chancellor to unveil £1.3bn roads improvement package
Chancellor Philip Hammond will unveil a £1.3 billion package of local road improvements and congestion busting schemes in the Autumn Statement on Wednesday (23 November).
EEH outlines transport improvement priorities
England’s Economic Heartland (EEH) has outlined its immediate priorities for transport investment with the delivery of a new Oxford to Cambridge expressway forming part of its wish list.
AIA: Invest in local roads
The chairman of the Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA) has called on the government to commit more investment into local roads ahead of the Autumn Statement.
RSTA calls on Chancellor to focus on local roads
The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has called on the new Chancellor, Philip Hammond, to recognise the value of local roads in his upcoming Autumn Statement.
Osborne outlines transport spending plans
Capital funding of transport projects will increase by 50% to a total of £61 billion, under plans revealed in Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement today (25 November 2015).
Petrol price signs to be displayed on motorways
Signs that display the price of fuel at service stations will soon start appearing on motorways.
National Infrastructure Plan details local highways funding
Local authorities that adopt good asset management will be rewarded when it comes to allocating local highways funding, according to details outlined in the National Infrastructure Plan (NIP) 2014.
Highways industry reaction to Autumn Statement
Highways experts were left disappointed after Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn statement focused on new infrastructure with little mention of maintenance.