Not only will it free up much-needed capacity for commuters and freight on the existing network, but we’re ensuring a huge skills footprint too.
Posts by Chris Grayling MP
Chris Grayling is MP for Epsom and Ewell, and Leader of the House of Commons. He was previously Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice.
Chris Grayling: Upgraded roads. New trains. A record modernisation programme. Putting straight our record on transport and the North.
We are waiting for Labour to deliver their proposals. Because this should be too important an issue to become a political football.
But that doesn’t mean we should stop calling out Jeremy Corbyn for his terrible polices and illusory promises.
When I wrote on this website last year that we should not underestimate him, some ridiculed my argument. Now we have to educate a new generation about the dangers of Labour.
A winding road through the Cumbria countryside helps to show, with many others like it, that small improvements can help make big things happen.
In my area, transport, there will be better jobs on the roads, at the airports and on rail, and more business success elsewhere.
Chris Grayling: Don’t underestimate Corbyn – and how he could use a hung Parliament to become Prime Minister
John Curtice wrote recently about how the Labour leader could limp to power backed by the LibDems and the SNP.
Chris Grayling: Progress on the HS2 route is a reminder that we are getting on with the hard decisions
Meanwhile, Labour continue to oppose progress at every turn.
Much of everyday life will look the same outside the EU – but we will have more freedom to make our own laws and our own decisions.
When the referendum is over, it will be politics as normal – and we still have battles to fight.
Chris Grayling: A year into our second term, we are delivering on our manifesto – while Labour is in chaos
Last Thursday’s elections were almost unique in my adult political lifetime.
Chris Grayling: Labour’s attack on Cameron is an attack on all Conservatives – and on succcess itself
We have long believed that those who build wealth in our nation should be able to pass on the fruits of their work to their children and grandchildren.
The so-called kinder, gentler politics that the Labour leadership claims to espouse masks an undercurrent of anti-Semitism and bigotry.
We must fight hard in the Mayoral, Scottish, Welsh, Police and Crime Commissioner and local government elections.
Chris Grayling: We have reached a crucial crossroads. The status quo is not an option. I am for Leave – and the campaign begins here.
I will also work to make sure that when we have the result, when the people of this country have decided its future, that we still have a united Party.