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M5 motorway to reclassify

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Concerted lobbying from south west businesses has forced the Department for Transport to reclassify the M5 motorway south of Bristol as a route of 'strategic national and international' importance.

Any major schemes on that route in future will now be funded through national rather than regional transport budgets.

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