The Midlands Connect (MC) Partnership started in 2014 and brings together a Partnership of 28 Local Transport Authorities and 11 Local Enterprise Partnerships from across the Midlands to promote transformational transport improvements to unlock the untapped economic potential of the region and help rebalance the UK economy as a whole.
The Midlands Connect Programme Steering Group will:
(i) Provide expertise and recommendations to the Midlands Connect Strategic Board.
(ii) Co-ordinate and oversee the delivery of the Midlands Connect programme
(iii) Capitalise on any business and regeneration opportunities available to support the delivery of Midlands Connect
(iv) Be the main point of engagement in relation to strategic issues for relevant Government Departments and delivery agencies such as Network Rail, Highways England and HS2 Ltd.
(v) Take decisions on the content and direction of the Midlands Connect technical work programme supported by advice from the project team and in line with decisions taken by the Strategic Board.