Each year we travel more than 20 million miles on council business in our own cars and county council vehicles. This costs millions of pounds, generates thousands of tonnes of carbon and adds to the congestion on our roads. This mileage is the same as 40 trips to the moon and back or 800 around the world trips!
We're facing large reductions in the grants we receive from government, the effects of inflation and increasing pressure on services for adult social care and vulnerable children.
We need to examine every penny we spend and this is what Smarter Travel is helping to do. We all need to think about the need to travel and how you make your business trips to help save money and protect services.
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