Events in Government

January 2002
Logistics & Transport Focus;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p72
Trade Publication
A consultation paper to help the British Government draw up guidelines for the appraisal of developments at ports in Great Britain was announced on December 19, 2001 by Shipping Minister David Jamieson. The government is seeking views on ways of identifying and assessing alternatives to proposed development. The government has set objectives for transport in terms of safety, economy, environment, integration and accessibility. On December 19, 2001, Transport Secretary Stephen Byers welcomed the publication of the Strategic Rail Authority's franchising program.


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