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Abolishing regional planning will undermine rail freight

Philippa Edmunds, Freight on Rail, London N1
25 June 2010
 

The Government will have to decide if it wants strategic consideration beyond local authority boundaries when it abolishes regional spatial strategies.

Without sub-national strategies, which set the overriding framework for regional transport planning and investment, schemes which benefit the wider community but are opposed locally will not get planning permission. This move away from plan-led regional spatial planning will have huge economic impacts for the country.

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