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Transport Infrastructure

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:45 pm on 11th February 2020.

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Photo of Stephen Kinnock Stephen Kinnock Labour, Aberavon 12:45 pm, 11th February 2020

The HS2 project, albeit somewhat shambolically handled, is great news for England, but it shows once again the contempt in which this Government hold the people of Wales. The entire budget for electrifying the main line to Swansea would be less than 1% of the vast sums that are being talked about today. So will the Prime Minister commit today to electrifying the main line to Swansea, or will he continue to hold the people of Wales in contempt?