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We are responsible for monitoring and enforcing the performance and efficiency of Highways England and are delivering this through our Highways Monitor function.

We are the monitor of Highways England and its management of the strategic road network – the motorways and main 'A' roads in England.

We are here to ensure that the network is managed to deliver performance, including efficiency, safety and sustainability, for the benefit of road users and the public.

We advise the government on Highways England's future performance objectives.

Monitoring Highways England

We are responsible for monitoring and enforcing the performance and efficiency of Highways England and are delivering this through our Highways function.

Road enforcement powers

Details of our monitoring framework and enforcement policy for Highways England, titled "Holding Highways England to account".  It sets out how we monitor Highways England's performance, and how we identify, escalate and resolve areas of concern.

Performance and efficiency

Our annual assessment of Highways England’s performance and details of the our plans and activities in benchmarking the company's performance and efficiency.

Road investment

Our approach to the activities we are responsible for in the current road investment strategy, with links to the key pieces of evidence that inform our work.

Road guidance and compliance

Advice and support from our road expert panel and guidance on whistleblowing.