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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:11 am on 9th January 2020.

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Photo of Lilian Greenwood Lilian Greenwood Labour, Nottingham South 11:11 am, 9th January 2020

Last month, the Prime Minister said,

"We should bring electrification of Midland Mainline back and do the whole line through to Sheffield”,

but given that the two previous Tory Prime Ministers made precisely the same promise, only to backtrack just a few weeks after the election, may we have an urgent debate so that those very busy Transport Ministers can be challenged on precisely when and how they will deliver that vital investment?