The Transport Minister Norman Baker MP said: 'I think it's very Important that we declutter our streets and country lanes wherever we can. First of all it helps the environment.
"Secondly it gives more weight to the signs which are still there...and thirdly it saves councils money at a time when they're short of cash."
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