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  • Timeline for second National Infrastructure Assessment announcedThe UK’s second National Infrastructure Assessment will be published in the second half of 2023 and consultation and analysis to inform its recommendations will commence this autumn, the National Infrastructure Commission has confirmed.    The Commission’s Corporate Plan for the next three years, published today, sets out the process it will follow to develop a comprehensive set of recommendations to help the UK prepare for the challenges and opportunities of future decades.     The project will begin with publication of a baseline analysis of the current s...
  • Bill to modernise airspace and tackle illegal use of unmanned aircraft receives Royal AssentThe Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft (ATMUA) Bill, designed to modernise airspace and clamp down on the illegal use of unmanned aircraft, has received Royal Assent. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has been granted a range of additional powers to help enhance and decarbonise the country’s aviation infrastructure. The new law means airports that don’t implement changes quickly enough could be directed to modernise their airspace, helping deliver quicker, quieter and cleaner journeys. Modernising the use of UK airspace through the re-routing of existing flight paths wi...


  • Ticket examiners join ScotRail walkouts from Sunday The RMT has confirmed that strikes of ScotRail conductors and ticket examiners in two separate disputes over payments for rest day working will go ahead on Sunday. Unless an agreement is reached more strikes are set to follow during May.


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