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.
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The Transport Secretary this week ordered an independent commission to assess the railway’s costs and benefits.
Building the northern sections first could provide a springboard for further projects and combat the idea that the former Mayor of London is too capital-focused.
Over budget and out of control, allowing it to continue simply stores up more trouble and scandal for the future.
WATCH: Johnson’s Manchester speech in full – “We are going to level up the powers offered to mayors”
The Prime Minister pledged to “rebalance power, growth and productivity across the UK” and provide a £3.6 billion Town’s Fund.
Raising national insurance, fewer “sin taxes”, public sector pay rises, more schools spending – all are part of his programme.
A general election is rolling down the tracks. And he is the man best placed to see off Corbyn and Farage.
Britain Beyond Brexit, a New Conservative Vision for a New Generation, is published today by the CPS.
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We propose a new approach, designed around the needs of passengers and communities and the businesses who depend on rail freight to trade.
Risking our security. Risking our alliances. Opening our infrastructure up to China is a risk too far.
There are no certainties – at least, until it’s too late – so the UK should err on the side of caution.
A deal has been agreed between West Sussex County Council and Gatwick Airport on improving community housing and infrastructure.
Sponsored Post: Darren Caplan: Plea to the Government – please reveal your proposals to enhance the UK’s railways
A lack of information about upcoming work, reduces rail businesses’ investment, jobs, and skills development, and threatens the ability of smaller rail firms to survive.
I’m travelling around the country asking the public what their priorities really are. This review should be the People’s review.
Devolution has given us the chance to solve the long-standing transport and infrastructure problems which have been holding us back.
Andrew Carter: More flexibility in council finances is needed if the target for new homes is to be met
Without a boost to infrastructure and local services, it will not be possible to increase the housing supply.