Month: May 2022

The ‘Great British Rail Sale’ offered few rewards for South East

By Cllr Tony Page, Vice Chair of South East Councils and Deputy Leader of Reading Borough Council  The ‘Great British Rail Sale’ offered few rewards for the South East. If we are to enact a step change in sustainable travel, the South East needs a genuinely joined up approach to transport planning and investment.  Discounted …

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What does the Queen’s Speech mean for the South East?

The 2022 Queen’s Speech delivered to Parliament by Prince Charles sets out the Government’s priority to “grow and strengthen the economy and help ease the cost of living for families.”  Important bills for Councils in the South East to watch include:   A new Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill to drive local growth and empower local …

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