Northern Powerhouse

Hull MP slams 'Yes Minister' farce of London's £18bn Crossrail scheme

In House of Commons Business Questions, Diana Johnson MP drew attention to an independent report from the Commons Public Accounts Committee into delays in London's Crossrail scheme.
With Crossrail 1 costing £18bn after bailouts - just one of many transport schemes beenfiting the South East of England - the Hull North MP contrasted investment in London with Hull's lack of transport investment.

Hull MP repeats call for Humber Docklands regeneration

Diana Johnson MP today repeated her called for Humber Docklands to get the same priority for regeneration as London Docklands has had for the past 40 years.
Speaking in the House of Commons during Prime Minister's Questions, the Hull North MP said: "No matter what happens with Brexit, I am sure we all agree that we need a new industrial renaissance in the North.

Hull MP slams performance of private rail operators in Yorkshire

Diana Johnson MP spoke in the Westminster Hall House of Commons debate on the performance of train operating companies in Yorkshire.
The Hull North MP especially highlighted recent performance failings with TransPennine ExpressTrains, Hull Trains and at Hull Paragon Station.