Purpose: The purpose of the Shadow Sub-National Transport Body for the South West Peninsula will enable more effective engagement between the partner authorities and the Department for Transport about the challenges linked to the growth ambitions and associated strategic investment needs of the area.
This puts in place a clear mechanism for Government to engage with the South West Peninsula authorities on strategic transport investment matters on a wider geographical basis, complementing the work of transport authorities across the wider South West.
The shadow sub national transport body was established in Autumn 2018.
The Membership of the Shadow Sub-National Transport Body also includes co-opted Members from Highways England, Network Rail, Heart of the South West LEP, Isles of Scilly Council, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP, Department for Transport, Western Gateway SSTB, Stakeholder Forum Chair, Homes England.
The Committee also has a public participation scheme that can be found here.
In relation to the current COVID 19 pandemic, the Government has given Local Authorities regulations to hold their meetings remotely. For further information, please see the Meetings Protocol that has been drafted.
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