CBI calls for road tolls

People are losing 'time and money because of our clogged-up roads,' the Confederation of British Industry says.

by Elizabeth Anderson
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013
The UK economy isn’t the only thing grinding to a halt. The UK’s congested roads are currently costing the UK up to £8bn – and could rise to £22bn by 2025, the CBI warns.

The organisation is calling for more privatised roads and toll routes to deter drivers from Britain’s motorways, which it believes would free up space.  

‘Every day, people up and down the UK lose time and money because of our clogged-up roads,’ CBI director general John Cridland said.

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