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Government’s road building policy

Title
Government’s road building policy
Genre
Interview
TX Date
5 Aug 1993
Year of production
1993
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Duration
00:03:52
Description
Peter Deeley interviews Transport Secretary John MacGregor on the government’s new policy on cutting red tape to speed up building of new roads and motorways. Including on the length of time it currently takes to get a new road, how 22 years was spent discussing the Twyford Down bypass, and how proposals will impact the privatisation of the rail service. For Drivetime show.
Contributors
Peter Deeley; John MacGregor
Keywords
Government; Roads; Privatization; Motorways; Railway services; Transport policy; Road construction; Drivetime (radio programme); Transport infrastructure; Road engineering; Twyford Down

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