Letter by our Hon President Rob Marris MP to the then Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown on the appraisal methods for transport schemes.

This method ensures e.g. that a sustainable transport scheme is assessed on how much fuel duty will be lost or places a higher higher value on motorists saving 10 seconds each on a bypass than people riding and walking on local trips.

It even places a monetary value on something as priceless as a bluebell wood. It's a scandalous piece of background civil service working.

The letter was passed from the Exchequer to the DfT and Rob is still waiting for an answer.

CTC are working on a consultation response on NATA appraisals in 2008.

PDF can be downloaded here.
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