Consultation outcome

Highways England: enforcement policy

This consultation has concluded

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Original consultation


Seeks views on the Office of Rail and Road's proposed enforcement policy in respect of Highways England.

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Consultation description

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has enforcement powers in respect of Highways England. We are consulting on our proposed enforcement policy and how we propose to carry out our enforcement functions. This document sets out how we propose to enforce compliance by Highways England with:

It also outlines statutory and non-statutory options available to us in taking enforcement action against Highways England.

The target audience for the consultation includes:

  • road users
  • government
  • all parties involved with the management and enhancement of the strategic road network
  • all those affected by the strategic road network

Background information

This is the ORR’s second consultation on its new highways monitor role. The monitor was established to monitor the performance and efficiency of Highways England in the management and enhancement of England’s motorways and major ‘A’ roads.

Published 3 July 2015
Last updated 26 September 2017 + show all updates
  1. Conclusions and outcomes from the enforcement policy for Highways England released.
  2. First published.