Documents to download

There is an ongoing discussion regarding levels of public expenditure on transport across the United Kingdom, and particularly whether or not the North of England receives a “fair share” of transport expenditure. This paper presents the available data on transport expenditure, confirming that London and the South East recieve a larger amount of spending that other regions, and briefly considering some of the reasons why this may be the case.


Documents to download

Related posts

  • Petrol and diesel prices

    Prices of petrol and diesel increased rapidly after Russia invaded Ukraine and reached new records in mid-March 2022. They fell back after the cut in duty, but have since increased again to record highs. In mid-May 2022 the UK had the 9th highest petrol and 4th highest diesel prices in the EU+UK.

    Petrol and diesel prices
  • High Speed Rail 2 – an overview

    High Speed Rail 2 (HS2) is an ambitious, yet controversial, project to build a high-speed rail line to connect some of the country's largest cities. This briefing provides an overview of the project’s progress and some of the key issues and arguments for and against HS2.

    High Speed Rail 2 – an overview