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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 8:32 pm on 20th January 2020.

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Photo of Alicia Kearns Alicia Kearns Conservative, Rutland and Melton 8:32 pm, 20th January 2020

Does my hon. Friend agree that if we truly want to support the entire east midlands—particularly if we sensibly scrap the HS2 programme, which does not help or level up the entire country—we need to look at the A1, which is a key road through the east midlands that connects us up to the north and across to Peterborough. The Department for Transport needs to listen to views on the A1 and give us the transport and the roads that we deserve.