So now we have a National Infrastructure Plan… so what? Launched by the PM at the CBI Annual Conference, this slim document offers a high-level insight into Government thinking - and a lot of headlines, below which the detail will be worked out over the next few months.
Investment in roads and highways has become more of a priority for the general public according to the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) latest public service satisfaction survey in July 2010.
A July 2010 RAC Foundation report says that in order to avoid gridlock, it is 'inevitable' that motorists will be charged for every mile they travel.
In a world where tough spending choices have to be made, it is important that decisions on expenditure should be based on need and value for money.