Autumn Statement: £1.3bn to target congestion roads

Autumn Statement: £1.3bn to target congestion roads

An extra £1.3bn is to be spent on improving Britain's roads, Chancellor Philip Hammond will say in his first Autumn Statement.
Most of the money will be for cutting congestion and upgrades to local roads and public transport networks.
The Treasury said investment in infrastructure and innovation to boost long-term economic growth would be "at the heart" of Wednesday's statement.
But Labour said many schemes previously promised were yet to be built.
The funding for roads is said to be part of a wider package of pledges for infrastructure projects, amounting to billions of pounds.... read more

20 November 2016 in Business, Views: 80
Source: BBC

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