Ministers release details of £15bn roads investment: Politics Live blog

Ministers release details of £15bn roads investment: Politics Live blog

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9.07am GMT

It’s road announcement day. Patrick McLoughlin, the transport secretary, and Danny Alexander, the chief secretary to the Treasury, have announced a £15bn road investment strategy, with details of more than 100 road schemes that are now scheduled for attention sometime between now and 2021. The £15bn figure is not new – it was set out in an Action for roads plan published in 2013 (pdf) – but 84 of the projects are being published for the first time.

The Department for Transport’s news release, with a summary of the projects, is here, and there are links at the bottom to separate news releases listing all the projects on a region by region basis.

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Source: Guardian Transport

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/blog/live/2014/dec/01/ministers-release-details-of-15bn-roads-investment-politics-live-blog