Infrastructure Act 2015 (Get in on the Act)

An introduction to the Act and further information on the Local Government Association (LGA) campaign work.


The Act covers transport, housing, regeneration, infrastructure and energy. A number of the provisions in the legislation are of importance to, and will affect, local government. These include: the creation of strategic highways companies to replace strategic highways authorities; government investment in cycling and walking; the discharge of certain types of planning conditions; the transfer of publicly held land; the local land charges service; and shale gas extraction.

This publication provides the reader with an introduction to the Act and further information on the Local Government Association (LGA) campaign work.

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Published by:
LGA
Reference code:
L15-131