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Hull MP attacks unfair Tory transport funding

Hull North MP Diana Johnson today (25 January) confronted the Government with figures showing London getting five times as much transport investment per head as Yorkshire and the Humber over the next four years.
 

No sign that the North will get fair transport funding for decades

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has responded to the launch of the new advisory body Transport for the North.

Hull North MP Diana Johnson said: “Unfortunately, Transport for the North is still only an advisory body, without the powers to drive the real change required that Transport for London has. This means that Ministers and civil servants in Whitehall can still slow down or block any plans it develops.

Hull MP seeks pledge from Transport Secretary on Crossrail for the North

Hull North MP Diana Johnson today extracted a Commons pledge from Transport Secretary Chris Grayling that Crossrail for the North between Liverpool and Hull will happen at the same time as Crossrail 2 – between Surrey and Hertfordshire – for London.

MP slams Budget's lack of commitment to the 'Northern Powerhouse'

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Hull North MP Diana Johnson this morning pointed out in House of Commons Business Questions that the official Autumn Budget 2017 Red Book had more words on the Oxford-Cambridge-Milton Keynes Corridor than in the whole ‘Northern Powerhouse’ section.
 

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