Frustrated businesses urge Chancellor to invest in transport

Scheme will ease congestion
Manchester’s Chamber of Commerce is calling on the Chancellor to invest an extra £43bn in transport infrastructure in next week’s budget. The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with other regions to call for extra funding. The city has been hit by serious congestion in recent months triggered largely by major roadworks in the Regent Road area of the city. The works are expected to take a year to complete. And earlier this year a timetable change by Northern Rail resulted in chaos across the region. ... For the full story register now for free or login below...