Government urged not to 'fast-track' damaging road

28 October 2008

An urgent fax communication to the to the constitutency and parliamentary offices of Ben Bradshaw, Minister for the South West, asks the Government to refocus its public spending plans for the region. Reliable information from sources in London and the region indicated that a shortlist of transport schemes had been selected and was about to be signed-off, ready for announcement of a big infrastructure spending programme in all the regions.

The concern stems from reports of Government action to counter the economic downturn caused by the recent banking crises and fears of recession.

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