Category Archives: Transport

Final NPF Report to be debated at Conference

Annual Conference starts this weekend, and debates will focus on the report of the National Policy Forum. We would like to thank all the local parties and members who sent in submissions and amendments to the draft documents issued in the Spring. The NPF met in Milton Keynes in July and as reps we took [...]

Six new policy discussion documents

Sustainable Communities Prosperity and Work Health Education and Skills Crime Justice Citizenship Equalities Britain in the World Earlier this year we circulated some policy discussion documents. Those documents did not cover all policy areas. Now each of the party’s policy commissions has issued a draft document that reports on the work done so far and [...]

Coming soon – more toll roads

The day before David Cameron and Nick Clegg privatise and break up the NHS, they drop another bombshell that will cost us all more money and give their business friends huge profits at our expense. David Cameron has said that he wants private companies to improve busy motorways and trunk roads – but he is [...]

Bus deregulation has failed and the rest of the country now needs London-style powers to plan services – Maria Eagle

We’re sure that Labour activists will welcome this statement on policy – something members have suggested for many years.   Maria Eagle MP, Labour’s Shadow Transport Secretary, responding to the Competition Commission’s report into the local bus industry, said: “A combination of the Government’s cuts to funding for local bus services and the deregulated nature [...]