£183.5 million in emergency road funding

It is hoped that most of the damage can be fixed before the summer holidays. This emergency fund is in addition to the £200 million announced in the Budget for pothole repairs.

The money will go to 116 local highway authorities in England, as well as a one-off payment to Transport for London. Councils will be required to publish details online explaining how the money will be used.

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin said: "Damage to roads causes misery for drivers and local communities and the severe weather over the last few months has made the problem worse.

"This extra money will help make a real difference to the millions of road users and residents across England who rely on local roads, giving them safer and smoother journeys."


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It is no mystery that there is a huge task at hand to solve the growing problems of waste, inefficient resources, and the disposal of hazardous materials as our communities develop.

You are invited to this unique annual exhibition that brings together all the disciplines from the emergency services sector who are involved in prevention, response and recovery. 

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