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Highway Maintenance Efficiency Programme HMEP HMEP is the Highways Maintenance Efficiency Programme, which exists to support the sector on its journey to transform highway services.
 HMEP does this by the highways sector, for the highways sector, working with people and organisations to enable change, so that greater savings and efficiencies can be achieved and the demand for improved highway services can be met.

HMEP is a £6million, Department for Transport funded and sector led transformation programme. HMEP connects networks from across the highways sector and provides the tools and resources to ignite ideas and help leaders and managers to transform delivery of roads and services through greater efficiencies.

A couple of key documents are available below (currently unavailable on the HMEP webiste):

National Roads Maintenance Review ScotlandIn Scotland, the National Roads Maintenance Review is complete, with a process in place to deliver recommendations on improving the management and maintenance of all Scotland’s roads. The Review was undertaken to improve how we maintain our road network in the years ahead through maximising and making best use of available resources. A Scottish Roads Maintenance Stakeholder Group has been established to oversee the implementation of 30 initiatives identified by the review . The initiatives are split into two groups: Developments – to embed best practice across road maintenance and ensuring best value with existing resources and arrangements Enhancements – to assist Roads Authorities in strengthening their business case for additional investment - See more at:

Welsh Government transport and highway services efficiency reviewHigh Level Review of Transport and Highways Services - a joint response to the Compact for Change.

This document brings together the evidence gathered in a high level outline review of transport and highways services in Wales, with a specific focus on collaboration.

In response to the Transport and Highway commitments contained in the ‘Compact for Change between the Welsh Government and Welsh Local Government’, a Transport Compact Steering Group was established.  The Steering Group has senior representation from the Welsh Government, Welsh Local Government and the Regional Transport Consortia.