Silviya Barrett

Director of Policy and Research , Campaign for Better Transport

Silviya is responsible for building the policy and research programme and leading project delivery at Campaign for Better Transport. Silviya was previously Research Manager at Centre for London, the capital's dedicated think tank, where she headed up the Transport & Environment research programme. Silviya has authored a number of reports on how we can achieve the shift towards sustainable transport. Most recently, she examined the public’s views of pay-as-you-drive and reform of vehicle taxation, while at Centre for London she wrote a report on designing a fairer and smarter scheme of road user charging for the capital.

My Speaker Sessions

Wednesday 07 June 2023


Panel: Will we ever see a national road user charging scheme?

14:00 - 14:45 Funding and Payments
  • What are the funding implications for road development and maintenance and for other essential public services of decreased revenue from vehicle excise duty and fuel duty?
  • What system(s) might best promote fairness and public acceptance?
  • How can alternative road pricing mechanisms be delivered alongside devolved local road charging schemes, while respecting the existing devolution settlement?