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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:45 pm on 23rd June 2010.

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Photo of Huw Irranca-Davies Huw Irranca-Davies Shadow Minister (Marine and Natural Environment) 6:45 pm, 23rd June 2010

Will the hon. Gentleman assure us that one of the greatest drivers of economic prosperity over the next few years-high-speed rail electrification, which we have heard about in the Budget-will extend beyond Bristol? We are always told that investment in the railway from London to Bristol benefits south Wales, but we cannot expect the Welsh Assembly Government, who have no tax-raising powers, to fund an extension to Llanelli.

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