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US News Government to announce £25bn for road upgrades

09:05  30 september  2019
09:05  30 september  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Fourteen road upgrades for England are to be funded at a cost of £ 25 bn under plans to improve infrastructure, the chancellor is to announce . A national bus strategy and £ 5 bn for ultrafast broadband internet across the UK will also be outlined by Sajid Javid at the Conservative Party conference.

the announcement , £ 25 bn to upgrade roads over five years, was confirmation of which specific The actual sum was announced last year in the form of the government ’s second so-called road “A hundred and thirteen times more for roads than for public transport makes a mockery of the Tories’

a close up of a car going down the highway: Vehicles travel along the M4 motorway near Bristol (Ben Birchall/PA) © Ben Birchall Vehicles travel along the M4 motorway near Bristol (Ben Birchall/PA)

The Chancellor is set to announce £25 billion of road upgrades when he addressed the Conservative Party conference on Monday.

Sajid Javid will detail of 14 upgrades for England as part of plans to improve infrastructure.

Mr Javid is also expected to outline a national bus strategy and £5bn for ultrafast broadband internet across the UK, the BBC has reported.

The 2020-2025 funding had previously been provisionally set aside by his predecessor, Philip Hammond.

In his speech later, Mr Javid will reportedly say the full benefits of the infrastructure investment “may not be felt for some time”, but that “the work must start here and now”.

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The government is investing in more than 100 new road schemes over this parliament and next, 84 of which are brand new today. For decades our roads have suffered from under investment, so I’m particularly delighted to be able to announce this expansive range of new road schemes today.

The money - initially announced in 2013 - will involve 100 road improvement schemes and add 1,300 new miles of extra lanes to motorways and A roads . The tunnel near the historic Stonehenge site in Wiltshire is among the 84 new projects announced , with the government saying the £ 15bn would be

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Man 'seriously injured' after being knocked down by van on Hanover Road in Carlow Town .
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