Pass The Salt

As the UK is blasted by snow and icy weather, the TaxPayers' Alliance have compiled a list of how much local councils have spent on road salt (not grit) in the last two years.

In our full council-by-council breakdown, we also reveal the total cost of purchasing emergency salt in 2009-10; buying emergency salt can be as much as three to four times as expensive per tonne.

Click here to read the report