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Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railway Stations: Leigh (4 Mar 2019)

Andrew Jones: ...Authority and Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) to develop such plans and secure funding. TfGM is currently carrying out work to evaluate the feasibility of potential new rail stations and Metrolink stops in Greater Manchester, with a view to developing more detailed plans for a small number of stations that are likely to deliver the greatest value for money. Further details can be...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions (14 Feb 2019)

Mary Robinson: The expansion of the Metrolink network is a key part of Greater Manchester’s transport strategy. In the light of proposals to increase the amount of housing stock in Gatley, Cheadle Hulme and Heald Green as part of the Greater Manchester spatial framework, improvements in our local transport capacity are a priority for my constituents. What steps has the Department taken to support...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Bus Services: Greater Manchester (24 Oct 2018)

Nusrat Ghani: .../17 201.4 Source: DfT Local bus passenger journeys, BUS0109a Greater Manchester has an extensive public transport system and over a similar time period, passenger journeys on the Manchester Metrolink light rail network increased by 22 million from 19.2 million in 2010/11 to 41.2 million in 2017/18. Local authorities are best placed to manage changes in their local bus network. The...

Business of the House: National Policy Statement: Airports (25 Jun 2018)

Mike Kane: ...16 minutes longer on the new timetable. We have no agreement about how the HS2 station is going to be paid for, about the east-west alignment at Piccadilly station or about the extension of the Metrolink to the terminal 2 building. We are still awaiting a lot of promises.

Rail Announcement (27 Mar 2018)

Chris Grayling: ..., which are due to our investment in the motorway network, and all the roadworks around Old Trafford, which are down to the support we are providing to Manchester to invest in the extension of the Metrolink. The hon. Gentleman will be aware that Network Rail and Manchester City Council are in detailed discussions about Piccadilly, and we are close to moving forward with desperately needed...

Petition - Closure of Local RBS Branches in and Around Aberfeldy: Greater Manchester Metrolink (20 Mar 2018)

Jesse Norman: ...very welcome to address himself to Andy Burnham, who has responsibility for buses. Indeed, he has enhanced powers under our new legislation. He has rightly addressed the subject of the Manchester Metrolink system. Everyone in this House who has travelled on the Metrolink—I was travelling on it recently myself—will agree that it has been a colossal success for the conurbation. I...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions (1 Mar 2018)

Chris Grayling: .... It is certainly the case—I speak as somebody who travels from time to time to Old Trafford—that the area is surrounded by roadworks on the motorway and the work on the new extension to the Metrolink. I hope the hon. Gentleman will acknowledge, however, that this is a sign that the Government are making sure there is investment in, and resource provided to, Manchester, where transport...

Backbench Business: HMRC Closures — [Philip Davies in the Chair] (2 Nov 2017)

Jim McMahon: ...no longer take place because the facility is not in the town as it used to be. It is ridiculous that Phoenix House, where HMRC was based in Oldham, is right outside the Oldham Central stop of the Metrolink tram line that takes just 18 minutes to get to Manchester city centre. It would have been very easy to make Phoenix House the new regional hub if there was a desire to do that, but the...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Manchester Metrolink (20 Jul 2017)

Jonathan Reynolds: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what funding his Department plans to make available to support the expansion of the Metrolink tram network in Greater Manchester.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Warrington (20 Apr 2017)

Damian Hinds: ...government departments. We also want to ensure that our range of customers can easily get to our office by public transport to help us test new digital services which are in development. With a Metrolink tram stop within a few yards and both Piccadilly and Victoria Stations just 15 minutes’ walk away, the office is within easy daily reach by public transport. Our office at Birchwood...

Petition - Changes to Funding for 3 and 4 Year Olds: A6-M60 Relief Road (2 Mar 2017)

Andrew Jones: ...that we have made, which include improvements at Cheadle Hulme and Hazel Grove railway stations; priority bus routes into central Manchester from south-east Manchester; extensions to the Metrolink system—I congratulate Greater Manchester on the opening of the second city crossing this week—and new transport interchanges in Altrincham and Wythenshawe. In addition, £115 million of local...

Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill: Bus Services Bill [Lords] (1 Mar 2017)

Jeff Smith: ...great things about London is the Oyster system. A similar system would be fantastic for Greater Manchester because it would integrate our buses with our other great transport, such as our fantastic Metrolink system. We have been asking for these measures for some time and we are ready to implement them. We welcome the Government’s clear commitment to introduce them. I agree with the...

Informal European Council: Parliamentary oversight of negotiations (6 Feb 2017)

Chris Leslie: ...of withdrawing from the European Union without even mentioning the European Investment Bank, in which, by the way, we currently have a 16% stake? It part-funds Crossrail and the Manchester Metrolink. This is a massively important institution, yet we are simply shrugging it off in a blasé way, saying “Trust the Prime Minister; it will all be fine”. We should at least ask Ministers...

Air Quality — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] (15 Dec 2016)

Jeff Smith: ...and no population growth—in fact, Greater Manchester’s population has grown at double the UK average over the past decade. Despite our fantastic progress on public transport, particularly our Metrolink, 58% of journeys within Greater Manchester are still made by car. Now that DEFRA is having to revisit its air quality strategy, I urge the Minister to think again and support Manchester...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Transport: Finance (28 Nov 2016)

Andrew Jones: ...Lodge JunctionShrewsbury North West Relief RoadTees Valley East-West connectionsSheffield Mass Transit SchemeWarrington Waterfront western linkSheffield City Region Innovation CorridorManchester Metrolink airport extension to Terminal 2Melton Mowbray Eastern Distributor RoadNew Tees CrossingA500 Dualling (Cheshire)South Coventry Link Road

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Transport: Roads Funding (28 Nov 2016)

Chris Grayling: ...Transit Scheme; · Warrington Waterfront Western link. A further six schemes will receive funding to develop business cases: · Sheffield City Region Innovation Corridor; · Manchester Metrolink airport extension to Terminal 2; · Melton Mowbray Eastern Distributor Road; · New Tees Crossing; · A500 Dualling (Cheshire); · South Coventry Link Road. This means that...

HS2 Update (15 Nov 2016)

Chris Grayling: On the latter point, there is an obvious logic in continuing to develop the Metrolink network. We have just announced additional routes to the west of the centre—indeed, passing pretty close to Old Trafford—so I am very open to discussing with the new Mayor, when he or she is elected in the summer, the ways in which we can continue to develop the transport system in Manchester. As for the...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Manchester Metrolink (2 Nov 2016)

Andrew Gwynne: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department plans to provide funding for the expansion of the Manchester Metrolink after the UK leaves the EU.

Airport Capacity (25 Oct 2016)

Chris Grayling: ...’s home city of Liverpool, and the construction of the link road between the M56 and the M6. Those are two long overdue projects. He knows that support for the next generation of the Manchester Metrolink is also happening. This is a Government who are doing things for the north of England. I have to say that if I look back on the Labour party’s years in government, I see that these...


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