Investment in UK Infrastructure

Part of Treasury – in the House of Commons at 11:36 am on 17th May 2022.

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Photo of Bill Esterson Bill Esterson Shadow Minister (Business and Industrial Strategy) 11:36 am, 17th May 2022

The Government have cut the infrastructure that they promised at the last election, not least in Northern Powerhouse Rail. The economy needs greater rail capacity for passengers and freight, so does not this great rail betrayal show that the Government are not interested in the infrastructure needed for the economy in the north and the midlands to thrive?