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This was not a Robin Hood Budget - he was good at hitting targets

This was Diana Johnson MP's speech today in the House of Commons debate on the Budget Statement by the Chancellor. It can be viewed at  


Letter to Secretary of State for Transport about electrification of Hull to Selby line

Nov 04, 2015 - Tags:

Rt. Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP

Secretary of State

Department for Transport



November 2015,


Dear Patrick,

We are writing to ask you to approve the plans put forward by Hull Trains nearly 2 years ago, to electrify the track between Hull and Selby.

Hull MP presses Transport Secretary on Hull rail electrification

Hull North MP Diana Johnson today used Commons Transport Questions to again press Ministers about the lack of progress on the electrification of the Selby to Hull rail line.

Hull let down again on rail electrification

Sep 29, 2015 - Tags:

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has responded to today’s announcement by the Transport Secretary Patrick Mcloughlin about the ‘unpausing’ of rail upgrade schemes.

The decision means that work promised before the General Election to improve rail routes in many parts of the Midlands and the North, that was 'paused' in June, will now restart - albeit with further years of delay.


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