Rail Electrification

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons on 10th January 2019.

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Photo of Jeff Smith Jeff Smith Opposition Whip (Commons)

Passenger numbers on the transpennine route are set to double over the next 20 years, but still it appears that the upgrade is being downgraded. Given that one third of transport spending in England is in London, will the Transport Secretary help to redress the imbalance by matching Labour’s commitment to Crossrail for the north?