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Hull let down again on rail electrification

Sep 30, 2015 - Tags:

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has responded to today’s announcement by the Transport Secretary Patrick Mcloughlin about the ‘unpausing’ of rail upgrade schemes.

The decision means that work promised before the General Election to improve rail routes in many parts of the Midlands and the North, that was 'paused' in June, will now restart - albeit with further years of delay.

Hull MP calls for longer term commitment to offshore wind energy

Sep 29, 2015 - Tags:

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has called for longer term backing for offshore wind energy following her attendance at the Siemens careers awareness event held in Hull today.

Hull North MP Diana Johnson said: “It was great to see so many local people registering their interest in the Siemens green energy jobs that are coming to Hull.

“It has taken several years and a combined effort from Hull City Council, local MPs, East Riding Council, the Humber LEP and Chamber of Commerce, along with local businesses working together, to secure this investment for Hull.

Diana visits North Sea offshore wind farm to see the Humber's future as the Energy Estuary

Jul 24, 2015 - Tags:

Diana and other Humber MPs visited an offshore wind farm in the North Sea to see the investment being made in the Humber 'Energy Estuary' by Dong Energy and others.

The need for a proper Labour response to Welfare Reform

Jul 23, 2015 - Tags:
Hull North MP Diana Johnson writes on the Welfare Reform and Work Bill that received its Second Reading in the House of Commons on 20 July.


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