22 February 2016

Surveyor Transport Network covers the first meeting of England's Economic Heartland's Transport Forum:

"England’s Economic Heartland, a major alliance of local authorities with a combined economy the size of Wales', intends to push for statutory status as a regional transport authority by next April.

Following Royal Assent being given to the Cities and Local Government Devolution Act, Transport for the North is firmly on track to receive statutory status in 2017 with Midlands Connect also in the frame.

Now England’s Economic Heartland, which runs through Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, is also in the running and has received positive feedback from government..."