Better Roads for Everyone

In my continuing campaign to improve the roads in and around North East Hampshire, I've met Andrew Jones, M.P., the Minister for Roads to discuss recommendations on how our local transport infrastructure can be upgraded.

It is not only motorists who would benefit from these proposals, but cyclists and pedestrians too. It is crucial that we upgrade our roads for all who use them, focusing investment to meet demand.

I believe that there is more that can be done to improve our roads, in partnership with Hampshire County Council, so I will continue to work with the Department for Transport in order to make Hampshire’s road network work for everyone – today and tomorrow.


Extra £3 Million Pothole Fund For Hampshire

Member of Parliament for North East Hampshire, Ranil Jayawardena MP, has welcomed Hampshire’s £2,956,522 share of the £97.5 million pothole/flood resilience funding announced today to repair roads after this winter’s damage.

Pothole Action Fund

Ranil Jayawardena, M.P. has welcomed news that local road-users will benefit from a dedicated £2,123,000 pothole fund. This is part of a £1.2 billion fund for local roads that the Conservative Government is allocating to councils to repair and rebuild our transport links. 

Funding to fix potholes

I welcome the government's announcement of £3 billion of investment on improving roads in a boost for motorists across the UK and in North East Hampshire.

The Transport Secretary has outlined details of road improvements announced as part of the Autumn Statement, including: