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Scots look to Manchester for lessons in scheme prioritisation

Funding

Andrew Forster
15 July 2011
Neil: comparing benefits of transport and housing spend
Neil: comparing benefits of transport and housing spend
 

The Scottish Government is developing a new method to prioritise capital investment across transport and other sectors.

 Alex Neil, the minister for infrastructure and capital investment, said the methodology would allow decisions to be taken about whether to spend money “on housing or on roads, where the greatest benefit is and how we should prioritise investment”.

He said his ministerial portfolio had been created so that the Government did not take the “narrow...

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