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Hull MP asks why London is getting ten times the transport investment of Yorkshire and Humber

Hull North MP Diana Johnson today attacked the continuing unfair distribution of transport infrastructure investment between London and parts of the ‘Northern Powerhouse’.
The latest Treasury figures showed that in 2016-17 transport infrastructure investment is £1,943 per head in London, but only £190 per head in Yorkshire and the Humber – a 10 to 1 ratio. 

Hull North MP slams Government delays on Hull rail electrification

Speaking in Prime Ministers Questions today, Hull North MP Diana Johnson challenged the Department of Transport over the years of delay to rail electrification between Selby and Hull.

This was not a Robin Hood Budget - he was good at hitting targets

This was Diana Johnson MP's speech today in the House of Commons debate on the Budget Statement by the Chancellor. It can be viewed at  


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Nov 04, 2015

I have been campaigning with local people and businesses for many years for the electrification of the Selby to Hull stretch of the Transpennine railway line.

Improved transport links will significantly help Hull's econ


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