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Postponed "difficult" transport decisions "critically overdue," says new Commons transport committee chair

Lee Baker
15 July 2017
HS1: on track to be followed by further high-speed lines?
HS1: on track to be followed by further high-speed lines?

 

The newly-elected chair of the Commons transport select committee Lilian Greenwood has said that a decision on runway expansion is "critically overdue" while HS3 "must make the transition from a drawing room blueprint".

The Nottingham South MP and former shadow transport secretary claimed in an article in The New Statesman and City Metric that "difficult but necessary decisions have been postponed for two elections," and said that while the Parliamentary arithmetic "remains so...

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