Breaking News: up to sixteen upgrades to England’s busiest roads including the Stonehenge tunnel “could be scrapped”!

22 03 2017

The Heritage Journal

Whitehall’s spending watchdog has suggested that sixteen upgrades to England’s busiest roads could be scrapped because they do not represent value for money. See details here. Great news for Stonehenge World Heritage Site, so long as value for money is given its proper meaning…….

Is it value for moneyto spend £1.3 billion of taxpayer’s money on a tunnel that would cause almost incalculable  damage to a World Heritage site?

Is it value for moneyto spend £1.3 billion of taxpayer’s money to remove the public’s favourite free view of Stonehenge?

Is it value for moneyto spend £1.3 billion of taxpayer’s money on a road scheme that doesn’t include spending a single penny on direct traffic calming in the local villages?

Is it value for moneyto spend £1.3 billion of taxpayer’s money to grant the National Trust’s wish for a theme park walk? 

If those questions…

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