Scrap road building to pay for fixing potholes, says Green Party

Party's transport spokesman tells Cycling Weekly that the big issue with potholes is vast sums of money stripped from local government budgets

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The amount of money spent on road building by the government is “absurd” as road maintenance budgets suffer, the Green Party has said.

Speaking to Cycling Weekly this month, Councillor Matt Edwards, the party’s transport spokesman, said cyclists are bearing the brunt of the UK’s pothole problem.

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