Infrastructure: Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 1st March 2018.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Alex Norris Alex Norris Labour/Co-operative, Nottingham North 12:00 am, 1st March 2018

Between 2016 and 2021 the east midlands will receive just 3.2% of all transport investment, and that is exacerbated by the cancellation of the electrification of the Midland main line. That electrification is wanted by business and communities, and it is better value, better for the environment, and has a brilliant business case. Why are Ministers in the Department for Transport the only ones who do not understand that?