- Department for Transport, Highways Agency, and Passenger Focus
- Part of:
- Roads reform: management of the strategic road network and Road network and traffic
- 12 March 2015
This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
Detail of the responsibilities of the strategic road network watchdog function provided by Transport Focus.
Memorandum of understanding between Transport Focus, Highways England and the Department for Transport
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A watchdog and monitor for the strategic road network are roles created as part of the government’s roads reform programme.
A rebranded Passenger Focus, Transport Focus, will be responsible for this watchdog function. It will act as a champion for strategic road users, representing their views. This memorandum of understanding gives more detail on these responsibilities. It also explains how government, Transport Focus and Highways England will interact.
Working together, the watchdog and monitor will bring transparency to the performance of the network operator. They will also provide published advice to the Secretary of State for Transport.
Published: 12 March 2015