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£6 billion funding to tackle potholes and improve local roads

Comments Off | 12-26-2014

A record £6 billion will be spent on tackling potholes and improving local roads between 2015 and 2021, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced today (23 December 2014).
The investment amounts to £976 million a year, enough to fix around 18 million potholes across the country.
It is the first time councils have been given locked-in funding over

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Councils given £168 million to fix local roads

Comments Off | 06-24-2014

The government today (20 June 2014) outlined plans to help fill more than 3 million potholes as part of a massive investment in the country’s local and major roads.
Councils across England have been allocated £168 million of funding from a dedicated Pothole Repair Fund. As a condition of receiving the money local authorities are required

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