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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:41 am on 14th February 2019.

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Photo of Diana R. Johnson Diana R. Johnson Labour, Kingston upon Hull North 10:41 am, 14th February 2019

Five wasted years after the launch of the northern powerhouse, Whitehall this week killed off Yorkshire devolution. Is it not now time for plan B, and for the Humber docklands to be given the same priority as the London docklands have been given the last 40 years, for devolution to the Humber area to be real, for the regeneration of the Humber region to be allowed to continue, and for transport devolution?