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Andy Street: Levelling up for the Midlands and North. Javid must tear up the Treasury rules to make sure it happens.
We in the regions must accept that it will be up to us to provide the detailed data that will help to monitor the success of investment made.
“I don’t want, as UK prime minister, to put in any infrastructure that is going to prejudice our national security.”
HS2’s financial case gets weaker and weaker – but has its political justification held up any better?
The project has its vocal supporters, but there are many areas in the North of England which it will not help at all.
Sponsored Post: Rail Delivery Group: 1,000 extra trains set to boost communities across Britain in 2020
A better railway is crucial to delivering prosperity in every part of the country, connecting communities and transforming regional economies.
When I first commuted from Ipswich into London Liverpool Street, it took 55 minutes. Now the average is one hour and 15 minutes.
Don’t expect Downing Street to bother too much about what MPs or the media think as it prepares to shake up government and Whitehall.
Andrew Smith: The next Conservative Government can deliver for the North by investing in regeneration.
I hope that we will see more of the Chancellor during the campaign explaining how his plans can help support investment to boost productivity.
Our survival as a party and arguably that of our nation itself depends on people having a stake in this country.
The Johnson Government should balance the Northern Ireland element of its Brexit deal by strengthening the Union – which it should be doing anyway.
Jack Airey: How to unleash the power of the Union 2) Infrastructure can reinforce the United Kingdom
Upgrading the UK’s infrastructure is an opportunity to bind places closer through trains and trade.
You may smile; how can this woman take such pride in providing a bin at a bus stop? Well, she does.
Bowman and Westlake’s policy ideas are perfectly compatible with this end, but pitching them as a city and town agenda risks creating a false impression.
Shapps sets a tight deadline for his independent review into High Speed Two.
The Mayor of Greater Manchester is responding to the Prime Minister’s new commission, which aims to independently re-assess the value of the project.