Conservatives have neglected “roads across Hampshire and let the community pay the price” say Lib Dems

25 Jun 2024
Gayathri Sathyanath
  • Liberal Democrats promise £300m investment to fix roads.
  • The party will give councils more money to fix potholes by redirecting some of the road-building budget.

The Liberal Democrats have set out new proposals to fix Hampshire’s roads. 

The party has set out a national £300 million plan that will see investment to fix potholes over the next Parliament, which could equate to around 1.2 million potholes being filled each year.

The Liberal Democrats would redirect some of the money in the existing budget for new roads to local councils to ensure road maintenance and improvements are properly funded.

Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate for Havant, Gayathri Sathyanath, said:

“The Conservatives have driven us to a desperate place - roads are crumbling and motorists are suffering as a result. 

“It isn’t fair on families across Havant to be paying the price for this shambolic Conservative Government, who have completely failed to maintain our roads.

“The Conservatives have overseen cuts to our transport network, maintenance works delays and the decline in the state of our roads across the board. For all of their lip service to motorists, it's clear the Conservatives do not care about drivers in Havant

“Only the Liberal Democrats have a real plan to fix the state of our roads by giving the money to local councils, who know their roads and are best placed to fix them.”

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