Local Transport Body

The Swindon and Wiltshire Local Transport Body (SWLTB) is responsible for prioritising major scheme funding, based on a set of eligibility and value for money criteria. The SWLTB covers the local authority areas of Swindon and Wiltshire, full members being Swindon Borough Council, Wiltshire Council and the Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership.


Full members of the Board 2013/14:

Councillor Keith Williams - Chair (Swindon Borough Council)

Councillor Dale Heenan (Swindon Borough Council)

Councillor Fleur de Rhe-Philipe (Wiltshire Council)

Councillor Toby Sturgis (Wiltshire Council) 


The agenda, minutes and reports of the meeting of the SWLTB may be found on this page.


The report, agreed by the Local Transport Body, lists the prioritised schemes of major transport works and summarises the process may be found here.


The Department for Transport gave approval to stage 2 of the SWLTB Assurance Framework in July 2013 and announced funding of £11.3 million to the SWLTB major transport schemes. The provisional list and indicative spend profile was submitted to the DfT on 31 July 2013. A summary document outlining the process and outcomes is provided here.


Publicly elected members of the SWLTB will continue to declare their interests using their respective local authority's register of interests.


Wiltshire Council's Declarations of Interest and Code of Conduct may be viewed at:

Declarations of Interest and Code of Conduct


Swindon Borough Council's Declarations of Interest and Code of Conduct may be viewed at:

Declarations of Interest and Code of Conduct


Wiltshire Council's democracy page may be viewed at:


Wiltshire Council and democracy page: 


Swindon Borough Council's democracy page may be viewed at:


Swindon Council and democracy page:


The SWLTB Draft Assurance Framework agreed between Swindon Borough Council, Wiltshire Council and the Swindon & Wiltshire Local Economic Partnership can be found here.



Background Papers, submitted to Swindon Borough Council's and Wiltshire Council's respective Cabinets and/or Cabinet Members, leading to the formation of the SWLTB may be found at the following links:


Swindon Cabinet report 'Devolved Major Transport Scheme Funding' (6th February 2013): Establishment of the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Transport Body


Wiltshire Council Cabinet Member report 'Swindon & Wiltshire Local Transport Body - Proposed Governance Arrangements' (22nd February 2013): Proposed Governance Arrangements


Wiltshire Council Cabinet report 'Swindon & Wiltshire Local Transport Body - Short List of Major Transport Schemes' (21st May 2013): Short List of Major Transport Schemes