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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury – in the House of Commons on 29th January 2019.

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Photo of Helen Jones Helen Jones Chair, Petitions Committee, Chair, Petitions Committee

In the north, we face years of disruption on the trans-Pennine line, but there is no money for electrification. In London, the Government bail-out Crossrail to the tune of £1.4 billion, in addition to what they have already spent. When is the Chancellor going to act to tackle these inequalities in transport infrastructure spending, which are damaging the economies of the north of England?