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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 10th June 2015.

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Photo of David Cameron David Cameron The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party 11:30 am, 10th June 2015

My hon. Friend is absolutely right to raise the importance of direct connectivity between his constituency and London. We are investing at least £6.4 billion in Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire in this Parliament for that very reason, and I can reassure him that we are listening. Only late last year, the Transport Secretary announced that we would be retaining the direct connection between Cleethorpes and Manchester airport, which is something that my hon. Friend has been campaigning for, and I will look very closely at what he has said today.