Support for Okehampton rail link, so now we just need action…
MP for North Cornwall, Scott Mann, has welcomed a government report which outlines a new vision for Britain’s railways, with the Transport Secretary reiterating his support for the return of […]
Scott Mann, You’re Not Wrong on the Railway!
Scott Mann has written to Government Ministers urging them to increase transport funding for the South West and to build a new railway line in Devon to bolster the region’s infrastructure.
Writing to both the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, and the Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, Scott Mann pointed out that the South West has the second lowest level of transport funding of £219 per capita, whereas London sees a spend of £1,869 per capita. Scott said that this “disparity” has been present for “too long” and urged them both to address the issue.
Poor Rail Infrastructure – a Barrier to Productivity?
If you read nothing else today, read this, which I’ve decided to publish in full! It is a fantastic example of what a proactive Chamber of Commerce does. The powers […]