Councils Urge Investment Of £1bn A Year From Fuel Duty To Fix Roads

Pothole in Gloucestershire

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“An extra £1bn a year could be spent on fixing potholes and other road maintenance if the government invested 2p a litre of fuel duty, the body that represents local councils has suggested.

The Local Government Association (LGA) said investing fuel duty back into road maintenance would allow councils to bring the country’s crumbling highways up to scratch within a decade.”

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/05/councils-urge-investment-1bn-a-year-fuel-duty-fix-roads

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