Consultation outcome

Lane rental schemes for roadworks: removal of sunset clause

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Summary of responses to consultation on an interim solution for lane rental and government response

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Detail of outcome

This document contains:

  • a summary of the responses received to the consultation
  • the government’s decision on removing the sunset clause

We have decided to proceed with removing the sunset clause as an interim solution. We will announce and put in place the longer term solution to lane rental as soon as possible.

Original consultation

Summary

Seeks views on continuing lane rental schemes in London and Kent by removing the sunset clause, which requires them to close in March 2019.

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Consultation description

Consultation seeking views on the removal of the sunset clause from existing lane rental schemes as a interim solution. Existing lane rental schemes are situated in London and Kent. The ‘sunset’ clause means the schemes will end in March 2019 unless regulations are amended.

The interim solution will allow the schemes in London and Kent to continue until a longer term solution is agreed and implemented, which is being consulted upon.

Documents

Road works: interim solution for lane rental

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Published 2 September 2017
Last updated 26 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. Summary of responses to the consultation and government response.
  2. First published.