Andrea Jenkyns: Government confirms funding to transform transport in the north
Business, innovation, infrastructure and community prosperity are things I am deeply passionate about and I was delighted to see that Transport for the North (TfN) has released its draft Strategic Transport Plan for our area and opened a public consultation.
‘Stop arguing over the figures and give the North a fair deal on transport’
Ministers must finally commit to “big, transformative” transport projects in the North instead of disputing claims about the decades of under-funding for infrastructure in the region, a leading think-tank said today.
Anxiety about illegal immigration has been allowed to “grow unchecked” because of a shortage of official information on the scale of the problem, a Commons committee chaired by MP Yvette Cooper has warned.