Policy paper

National policy statement for national networks

Sets out the need and government policies for nationally significant infrastructure rail and road projects for England.

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

Documents

National policy statement for national networks (print version)

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National policy statement for national networks (web version)

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Details

The ‘National networks national policy statement’ sets out the:

  • need for development of road, rail and strategic rail freight interchange projects on the national networks
  • the policy against which decisions on major road and rail projects will be made

Baseline information relating to relevant environmental, social and economic issues was released as part of the draft consultation.

Published 17 December 2014