The Government’S Productivity Plan

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:28 pm on 28th February 2017.

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Photo of James Morris James Morris Conservative, Halesowen and Rowley Regis 2:28 pm, 28th February 2017

My hon. Friend talks about the historical low productivity in the west midlands. Does he agree that the long-running underinvestment in transport infrastructure, particularly in the road and rail network, is hampering the region’s strong underlying economic fundamentals on exports? We need a higher rate of investment in our infrastructure in the west midlands.