We are waiting for Labour to deliver their proposals. Because this should be too important an issue to become a political football.
The cumbersome rules used by Network Rail cause years of unnecessary delay.
There is a significant opportunity to improve rail links. We must not allow it to pass us by.
Politics often expects a quick answer. But the quick answer often isn’t the best. From education to Brexit, complex questions deserve proper thought.
Renationalisation would cost a fortune, fail to address over-crowding, and leave passengers even more vulnerable to cynical strike action.
The first article in a five-piece series by the author on how Britain must prepare for March 31 2019 – and has less than 600 days to get it right.
It is not for nothing that the ‘hero’ of Ayn Rand’s despicable book ‘The Fountainhead’ is an architect.
An unholy alliance of vested commercial interests on the one hand, and left-leaning commentators on the other, have poisoned the well of the debate on migration.
Despite the evident problems, and large opposition, the scheme continues.
May should have cut fuel duty pre-election – and longer term, we will need to switch to taxing congestion.
C1/C2 voters are hugely important in raw numerical terms. They make up 52 per cent of the electorate in England.
Doomsday predictions remain overblown, but the real, specific concerns of business are worth listening to nonetheless.
The current funding mechanism causes harmful cycles of feast and famine.
I strongly believe that the region is poised at one of the most exciting and opportunity-rich junctures of its post-modern history.
Rail liberalisation is being extended into the EEA agreement: the Fourth Railway Package is set to increase competition further.