Budget 2020: Alarm as road-building pledges dwarf green spending

Environmental groups, businesses and climate experts have expressed dismay that new government investment in the green economy pales in comparison to the billions pledged to improve and construct road infrastructure.

by Simon Pickstone
Road building: The chancellor's pledge to fund new roads has divided opinion. Photograph: Dan Reynolds Photography/Getty Images
Road building: The chancellor's pledge to fund new roads has divided opinion. Photograph: Dan Reynolds Photography/Getty Images

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