Transport Connectivity: North-west England

Part of Transport – in the House of Commons at on 8 February 2024.

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Photo of Huw Merriman Huw Merriman Minister of State (Department for Transport)

I am always happy to meet my hon. Friend, and I pay tribute to his doughty campaigning on the reopening of the Burscough curves. It is for local transport authorities to consider whether such projects are the best way to meet local transport needs and, if so, whether they wish to develop the schemes from the significant new transport budgets that the Government will shortly be allocating from HS2 savings.