Dated: 19 March 2012
“Business needs more roads now”, insisted Simon Walker, Director General of the Institute of Directors, endorsing David Cameron’s plans for privately-financed new road construction.
“Congested roads place a huge burden on business, and we urgently need to ease long-standing bottlenecks. I welcome David Cameron’s plans to bring in private money to finance new road construction, but it’s vital to get the detail right. If tolls are only introduced on new road schemes that are not already funded, the Prime Minister will have the backing of 60% of IoD members.”