TaxCorporate TaxPBR: Rural aid will cost UK £2.7bn

PBR: Rural aid will cost UK £2.7bn

Rural recovery is expected to cost well over £2bn, according to chancellor Gordon Brown.

In his pre-budget report, the chancellor said the government now expects to tackle foot and mouth disease and support the recovery of rural areas.

He added the aid was expected to cost £2.7bn

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