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Highways England

Question for Department for Transport

UIN HL2384, tabled on 9 March 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what role Highways England has in delivering (1) the UK’s Industrial Strategy, and (2) the National Planning Policy Framework.

Answered on

23 March 2020

Highways England manages the strategic road network that has a vital role in moving people and goods nationwide. It is exploring the impacts that technology will have on use of the network, in line with the grand challenge of the Future of Mobility identified in the Industrial Strategy. It is obliged to act in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework.