Consultation outcome

Nationally significant highways and rail schemes: amendments to Planning Act 2008 definitions

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Government response to consultation on nationally significant highways and rail schemes: amendments to Planning Act 2008 definitions

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Government response to consultation on nationally significant highways and rail schemes: amendments to Planning Act 2008 definitions

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Detail of outcome

This is the government response to the consultation on proposals to amend the definition of “nationally significant infrastructure” rail and highway projects set out in the Planning Act 2008 in order to speed up delivery and reduce the costs of transport projects.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to

Summary

Consulting on making changes to definitions of nationally significant projects with a view to reducing costs and meeting deadlines quicker.

Documents

Nationally significant highways and rail schemes consultation document

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Nationally significant highways and rail schemes consultation document

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Consultation description

This consultation is on proposals to amend the definitions of ‘nationally significant’ rail and highways projects set out in the Planning Act 2008. The aim of this is to speed up the completion of projects and reduce the costs.