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Cuts should still enable delivery on the ground

Defra’s expenditure settlement was announced by George Osborne on Wednesday. Defra’s budget for resource spending has been reduced by 29% and capital spending by 34% over the five years of the spending review period. Moving forward expenditure will be focused … Continue reading

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At least one good thing might come out of the budget cuts!

For several weeks now we have been preparing for the start of the planning inquiry into the widening of the A21 (and we are extremely grateful to all the people who objected helping to ensure an inquiry was called!). As many … Continue reading

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