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City-centric Budget short-changes rural communities, says CPRE

City-centric Budget short-changes rural communities, says CPRE

Wednesday 27 October 2021

Crispin Truman, chief executive of CPRE, the countryside charity, has said yesterday’s Budget is a let-down for rural communities. Responding to the Chancellor’s Budget Statement and three-year Spending Review, Mr Truman said: “The Chancellor’s ‘new age of optimism’ offers a glimmer of hope in terms of brownfield development, but overall it’s disappointing that the decades […] Read more >

Five times more funding needed to ‘bus back better’ in rural England, CPRE research reveals

Five times more funding needed to ‘bus back better’ in rural England, CPRE research reveals

Monday 22 March 2021

  The government will need to invest five times the amount it pledged last week for buses to provide everyone with ‘cheap, reliable and fast’ bus journeys The government’s National Bus Strategy is woefully unambitious and will continue to deliver “wholly inadequate” bus services, especially in rural areas, according to a report from CPRE, the […] Read more >

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