This site would scrap the scheme. But sunk political costs as well as economic ones are likely to keep this Cameron modernisation legacy project chugging on and on.
Posts Tagged: Transport
Measuring people’s incomes needs to be part of measuring progress – but we need to be careful, because different measures give different results.
Marr puts the argument to the Brexit Secretary that the project’s costs are running out of control.
Nicholas Boys Smith: The housing mission that Scruton and I pursued is inspired by a quest for beauty
The co-Chair of the Government’s Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission wraps up our mini-series on housing.
WATCH: Johnson 1) “It’s not for government to step in and save companies that simply run into trouble”
Asked about the future of Flybe, the Prime Minister adds he does “want to ensure regional connectivity”.
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.
Its success in innovative industries is based on an R&D-intensive, novel-product-based, export-oriented business model. One that the UK should adopt.
I am deeply honoured to have been elected Leader of the Conservative Group, on the London Assembly, at an extraordinarily important juncture.
Tom Tugendhat: The three foreign policy actions that Johnson should take now that he has this huge majority
For the first time in decades the levers of British influence – defence, diplomacy, aid and trade – could sit alongside domestic efforts in education and infrastructure.
When I first commuted from Ipswich into London Liverpool Street, it took 55 minutes. Now the average is one hour and 15 minutes.
The Prime Minister was right to say many voters have only ‘lent’ us their votes. We must now earn that trust, by ensuring the benefits of life in a post-Brexit Britain reach all communities.
Neil O’Brien: Policies for a new Britain – in which the central point for new Tory MPs is the moors on the edge of Sheffield
Can have a bold enough economic policy that people in these newly gained seats can see the difference in five years’ time?
Corbyn wants to “repeal anti-trade union legislation” to make strikes easier. The Conservatives have pledged to give commuters greater protection.
Anna Firth has had the Rail Minister down to sort the trains and has collared the Prime Minister about getting a new hospital.
That means protecting the environment, supporting schools, and more police. It means friendly communities with better transport, homes, and high streets.