FTA emphasises need for road and rail investment

Ahead of Chancellor George Osborne’s 2015 Spending Review, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has said investment in the UK’s roads and rail infrastructure is vital to future growth. 

The review will be published on 25 November and will explain how the Government intends to invest in priority public services and deliver £20 billion of further savings to eliminate Britain’s deficit by 2020.

The FTA says the economy’s increasing reliance on freight means this investment is crucial for the efficient movement of goods. The Association’s submission provides detailed recommendations for stimulating growth.

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