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Road spending plans “completely off track”

Cycling UK has claimed the Autumn Budget’s road spending plans are "completely off track". Chancellor Philip Hammond yesterday announced a £420 million fund for local councils to fix potholes. This was alongside a £28.8 billion fund for Highways England to spend on upgrading and maintaining motorways and other major roads. Duncan Dollimore, …

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Chancellor plans £1.5 billion to support high streets

Small retail businesses will see their business rates bills cut by a third for two years from April 2019, the Chancellor has said. Philip Hammond made the announcement in the Autumn budget, which would save retailers £900 million. Local high streets will benefit from £675 million to improve transport links, …

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Additional £420 million to be invested in potholes

The Chancellor will announce an extra £420 million for local councils to fix potholes, the BBC has reported. Philip Hammond is expected to make the announcement in the budget today, alongside news that councils will also be given an extra £150 million to improve junctions on local roads. The £420 …

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