04 DEC 2013

Victory on the A14 - Upgrade to Go-Ahead Without Toll

In a statement to Parliament today, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury will announce that the tolling element of the A14upgrade will now not go-ahead. This is a fantastic victory for Therese's campaign.

Reacting to the news, Therese said: "This decision is great news for Suffolk and it shows that the Government have listened carefully to our concerns. I am pleased to have led the campaign with Suffolk MPs, the Chamber of Commerce, businesses & our Councils. By joining forces we have got a great result".

"In meetings with the Prime Minister and Chancellor we made the strong case that a toll would be detrimental to the Suffolk economy, putting at risk jobs and investment and I'm delighted our message got across."

She added: "Thank you to everyone who added their name to the petition signed by 2,292 people, that I presented to Parliament last month. This strength of feeling was key in showing Minister's that local people weren't prepared to accept the toll."

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