Covid-19: Economic Recovery

Part of Transport – in the House of Commons on 2nd July 2020.

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Photo of Grant Shapps Grant Shapps The Secretary of State for Transport

As the hon. Gentleman will know, I am the northern powerhouse Minister in the Cabinet, so I take this very seriously indeed. I do not want to disappoint him, but there are so many different elements of funding going into the northern powerhouse right now that it is difficult to provide an immediate figure for the total. I would be happy to undertake to write to him with those precise details, but I can tell them that it is billions.