David Bayliss, chairman of the ICE's Transport Board, said: 'By skimping on maintenance budgets, the eventual cost of repairs will be much higher in the long run. Tackling this problem will require a substantial injection of resources.' He added 45% of local authorities said transport was low or very low on their list of priorities compared to funding for other services.
£5 billion needed for road repairs
08/01/1999 in NEWS