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Transport for the South East: response to consultation about statutory status

Meeting: 13/01/2020 - Communities, Highways and Environment Scrutiny Committee (Item 143)

143 Consultation by Transport for the South East on a Draft Transport Strategy pdf icon PDF 88 KB


Report by Acting Executive Director Places Services and Director of Highways, Transport and Planning.


The Committee is asked to approve theCounty Council’s Consultation Response (Appendix B) for submission to Transport for the South East.


Additional documents:


143.1The Committee considered a report by Acting Executive Director Place Services and Director of Highways, Transport and Planning (copy appended to the signed minutes).


143.2Nicola Hitchcock, Senior Planner, introduced the report with a presentation (copy appended to the signed minutes), which explained the background to the strategy and that this was the first time that West Sussex County Council has been able to comment on the detail. Some of the issues were highlighted and that these would be covered in the next stage of work that will be undertaken with Transport for the South East.


143.3The Committee made a number of comments including those that follow. It:


·         Welcomed the Strategy and the opportunity to provide feedback.


·         Requested that the need for public transport improvements be strengthened in conversations with Transport for the South East during the next phase of work.


·         Requested that the draft response be amended from road and/or rail to road and rail on page 95 paragraph 19.



Resolved – That the Committee:-


·         Endorsed the response with the modifications as discussed.