Goverment to spend on fixing potholes

Record amount to be invested

Published:  23 December, 2014

The government has announced a record £6 billion will be spent on tackling potholes and improving local roads in the UK.

The investment amounts to £976 million a year, which is estimated to be able to fix around 18 million potholes across the country. It is the first time councils have been given locked-in funding over this length of time, allowing them to plan ahead.

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