Defines the overall governance framework and relationship between government and Highways England, the strategic highways company.
This framework document defines the relationship between the Department for Transport (DfT) and the strategic highways company, Highways England. In particular it describes governance arrangements including:
- roles and responsibilities
- day-to-day ways of working
- how DfT will work with and support Highways England in achieving its objectives
- how the company will be held to account for its performance