Transport: Infrastructure

Department for Transport written question – answered on 8th May 2019.

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Photo of Craig Tracey Craig Tracey Conservative, North Warwickshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress the Government has made on improving transport infrastructure in areas with a high number of new build homes.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Minister of State (Department for Transport)

The Government has invested £1.2bn through the Housing Infrastructure Fund to support housing and further announcements through this £5.5bn fund are expected later this year. A significant number of HIF bids include transport infrastructure.

The Government is also investing in transport supporting new home construction through the Transforming Cities Fund, Major Road Network, and projects in the Oxford-Cambridge Arc, and it is promoting integrated housing and transport planning, for example through the revised National Planning Policy Framework.

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