Not SMART at all
So the inevitable has happened.
Ten Downing Street has now announced the termination of the SMART motorway programme.
The Libertarian Party has long campaigned about this insanity that has killed scored scores of people.
The questions that have to be asked is how this lunatic scheme travelled through the decision making process that committed billions and who ultimately signed off on the deals with ‘chums’ in the road building industry.
This party baldly states the decision making process must be taken away from Whitehall and placed with devolved regional government.
A command economy is very much against the British Economic success that was previously enjoyed for two centuries.
Clearly nobody was listening to safety concerns , shouted down by lobbyists. This has to end.
Andrew Withers FRSA