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LGA calls for new taxes to maintain local roads

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27 October 2017
 

More than £400m extra each year could be spent by councils on improving local roads if government funding mirrored rising income in fuel and motoring taxes, claims the Local Government Association (LGA).

The LGA’s call comes ahead of the Autumn Budget statement, which takes place on 22 November.

The LGA statement picks up themes from its recent report, A country in a jam: tackling congestion in our towns and cities.

Council leaders are calling for the government to implement a...

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