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Don’t renege on rail promises Council leader warns Government

Plymouth City Council leader Tudor Evans is urging the Government not to renege on promises over funding for investment that is critical to the region’s railways. The prospect of no more funding for key rail projects for the next four years could have serious consequences on the Peninsula Rail’s Task Force ability to deliver vital […]

Council leader calls for urgent review of road funding allocations

Plymouth council leader Tudor Evans is calling for an urgent review of the way the Government allocates funding for road maintenance to end the unfair bias towards rural areas. Councillor Evans has written to Transport Minister Patrick McLoughlin saying that Plymouth’s share of the £168m national Pothole Fund announced in March was only £359,114, which works […]