Liberal Democrats pledge to reverse cuts to cycling and walking budgets

A motion supporting reversing government cuts to cycling and walking in England at the Liberal Democrat Party Conference passed during this morning’s debate on transport. Cycling UK has reacted to support the commitment, but urged the Party to be bolder in its ambitions. Ministers cut the dedicated budget for cycling and walking by 75% in March 2023, […]

Potholes “taking over 18 months to fix”

New figures suggest there are areas of the country where individual potholes are taking more than eighteen months to be repaired . Data obtained by the Liberal Democrats through Freedom of Information requests suggests that some councils in England are taking over a month on average to fix potholes once they have been reported, with […]

Lib Dem mayoral candidate plans pay-as-you-drive charging

The Liberal Democrat candidate for London Mayor is promising to introduce a new charging scheme to reduce road use in London, and also to scrap the Silvertown Tunnel project. In her manifesto launched ahead of next month’s election, Luisa Porritt (pictured) says she will replace London’s “arbitrary system of multiple road use charges” with a […]

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