“If Brexit is about “taking back control” then trying to override the British constitution is a bad start” – Counsel General for Wales
The UK will leave the EU, but the UK Government cannot trigger ‘Brexit’ by overriding the laws and conventions of the British constitution, the Counsel General for Wales, Mick Antoniw has said.
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An annual report which includes information on government expenditure on road and transport and employee jobs in transport related industries.
- In 2012-13 the Welsh Government directly spent £447 million on transport; within this total, £200 million was on the trunk road network in Wales and £206 million on support for the rail industry in Wales. This is 9 per cent higher expenditure than in 2011-12.
- In addition to direct spending, the Welsh Government also makes direct grants to local authorities. These came to £139 million in 2012-13, a fall of 12 per cent compared with the previous year.
- In 2012-13 the Welsh Government started 1 new motorway and trunk road scheme, totalling 7.8 kilometres of road and at a total cost of £165 million.
- In 2012-13 it cost, on average, £26 thousand to maintain a kilometre of motorway/trunk road in South Wales; it cost £14 thousand in North and Mid Wales.
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