Richard Wellings from the Institute for Economic Affairs has said there is now more pressure for the scheme to be cancelled and that money should be spent on other transport projects.
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Becoming drier by this evening with the chance of a late sunny spell.
The Chief Executive of Southend United has told ITV News Anglia that his players deserved to win promotion to League One at Wembley.
Some sunny intervals are possible initially this morning but cloud and patchy rain will gradually sweep in as the day goes on.