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Amendment of the Law

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:47 pm on 23rd March 2011.

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Photo of Mary Glindon Mary Glindon Labour, North Tyneside 5:47 pm, 23rd March 2011

The Government have said that they want enterprise zones to support real growth and long-term sustainability. Does my hon. Friend agree that the announcement of an enterprise zone for Tyneside means little for growth or sustainability when the Transport Secretary has said that he will not provide funding for the much-needed upgrade of the A19 Silverlink interchange, which businesses have told politicians is essential for the economic development of Tyneside and the wider region?