The “Just Dual It” campaign was launched by Mr. Duncan along with the region’s MPs and business leaders. He stressed the urgency of making the case to the Government as time may be running out. He emphasized the importance of mayoral funding in sealing the deal and urged the public to pledge their support on justdualit.co.uk. Mr. Duncan’s commitment to allocate mayoral funds towards construction costs was also highlighted, and he stated that this initiative would strengthen the business case for the project. He called for local support and encouraged people to sign up for the campaign. Several MPs expressed their support for the initiative, emphasizing the need for government commitment to infrastructure improvements that are vital for the region’s economy and transportation network. The campaign aims to secure public support for the dualling of the A64. The article also mentioned the potential funding announcement in the Spring Budget and included comments from Labour mayor candidate David Skaith, who expressed disappointment over past broken promises and delays in infrastructure investments. Additionally, he called for a balanced approach that enhances both road networks and sustainable transportation options.
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