Local Transport Today is the authoritative, independent journal for transport decision makers. Analysis, Comment & News on Transport Policy, Planning, Finance and Delivery since 1989.

Transport funding boost for East Midlands long overdue, Sunak told

Funding

Deniz Huseyin
18 October 2021
Sir Peter Soulsby: ‘We have no direct line from Nottingham and Leicester through to Coventry’
Sir Peter Soulsby: ‘We have no direct line from Nottingham and Leicester through to Coventry’

 

The East Midlands is the lowest funded region per head for transport in the UK, and this must be urgently addressed by chancellor Rishi Sunak in his Spending Review on 27 October, Transport for the East Midlands (TfEM) has stated. 

Data published in the  Treasury’s Public Expenditure Survey Analysis (PESA) in July 2021 revealed that transport funding in the region has declined over the last 20 years to just 58% of the UK average.

If the East Midlands was funded at same level as...

+88% more

 

 
 
Senior CAD Technician (Traffic & Highway Design)
London Borough of Hounslow

£22,995 - £28,992
Senior Traffic Engineer
London Borough of Hounslow

£43,860 - £46,839
Traffic Engineer / Project Officer
London Borough of Hounslow

£32,418 - £37,722
View all Vacancies
 
Search
 

TransportXtra is part of Landor LINKS

© 2021 TransportXtra | Landor LINKS Ltd | All Rights Reserved

Subscriptions, Magazines & Online Access Enquires
[Frequently Asked Questions]
Email: subs.ltt@landor.co.uk | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7959

Shop & Accounts Enquires
Email: accounts@landor.co.uk | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7855

Advertising Sales & Recruitment Enquires
Email: daniel@landor.co.uk | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7861

Events & Conference Enquires
Email: conferences@landor.co.uk | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7865

Press Releases & Editorial Enquires
Email: info@transportxtra.com | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7875

Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions | Advertise

Web design sussex by Brainiac Media 2020