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STBs won’t be right for every part of England, says Grayling


Andrew Forster
11 November 2016
Grayling: “pragmatic” view of devolution
Grayling: “pragmatic” view of devolution


Transport secretary Chris Grayling this week set out his thinking on transport devolution outside London, saying the creation of sub-national transport bodies (STBs) would not be essential for all areas.

The remarks came as councils in the South East of England confirmed plans to set up a shadow STB, to be known as Transport for the South East (TfSE).

Grayling outlined his “pragmatic” approach to transport devolution in a speech to the County Councils Network. 

He indicated...

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