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Hull MP demands higher priority for Northern transport investment

Speaking in the House of Commons, Diana Johnson MP demanded that if extra money was available for transport schemes, the North should get top priority for it.
 
This follows the latest news that the High Speed Two rail scheme would be seven years later than promised and cost £22bn more - taking its total budget to around £80bn.

Hull MP slams 'Yes Minister' farce of London's £18bn Crossrail scheme

In House of Commons Business Questions, Diana Johnson MP drew attention to an independent report from the Commons Public Accounts Committee into delays in London's Crossrail scheme.
 

Hull MPs meet Rail Minister in Hull

Diana Johnson MP met the Rail Minister Andrew Jones in Hull with Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce and Emma Hardy MP to discuss the fairer deal on rail infrastructure investment that the Humber area needs.
 

Hull MP slams performance of private rail operators in Yorkshire

Diana Johnson MP spoke in the Westminster Hall House of Commons debate on the performance of train operating companies in Yorkshire. 
 
The Hull North MP especially highlighted recent performance failings with TransPennine ExpressTrains, Hull Trains and at Hull Paragon Station.

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