“I don’t want, as UK prime minister, to put in any infrastructure that is going to prejudice our national security.”
The project has its vocal supporters, but there are many areas in the North of England which it will not help at all.
A better railway is crucial to delivering prosperity in every part of the country, connecting communities and transforming regional economies.
The legislative program includes laws covering fisheries, farming, financial services, trade and immigration.
When I first commuted from Ipswich into London Liverpool Street, it took 55 minutes. Now the average is one hour and 15 minutes.
The prime minister’s formula to revamp the NHS has three ingredients: a funding windfall, closer scrutiny and a technological boost.
Don’t expect Downing Street to bother too much about what MPs or the media think as it prepares to shake up government.
The SNP demands a second independence referendum next year and an end to austerity.
The Labour Party hopes to win the December election with a radical plan to take on the rich.
Andrew Smith is a Conservative Councillor in Westminster and a consultant for Cicero Group. He writes in a personal capacity… Read more »
The Lib Dems are unlikely to win the election — but they could be kingmakers.
Jo Swinson will launch her party’s plan in central London on Wednesday evening.
The party says its plan would boost growth, but the proposals clash with tried-and-true methods.
Our survival as a party and arguably that of our nation itself, depends on people having a stake in this country.
The Tory leader said his first priority was to get Brexit done by January.
A new investment report released today heralds improvements for passengers, communities, the economy and people working in rail.
Upgrading the UK’s infrastructure is an opportunity to bind places closer through trains and trade.
You may smile; how can this woman take such pride in providing a bin at a bus stop? Well, she does.
Gibraltar’s Chief Minister Fabian Picardo’s election campaign has sought to convince voters the country is ready for a no-deal departure.
‘It is really important for us to emphasize that we are currently operating within severe threat,’ says assistant chief constable.
Irish prime minister said his country would sooner see a no-deal Brexit than sign up to permanent checks on trade across Irish border.
Northern Ireland’s centrist liberals will be the swing vote should there be a referendum to break with Britain.
Bowman and Westlake’s policy ideas are perfectly compatible with this end, but pitching them as a city and town agenda risks creating a false impression.
Shapps sets a tight deadline for his independent review into High Speed Two.
The Mayor of Greater Manchester is responding to the Prime Minister’s new commission, which aims to independently re-assess the value of the project.
The Transport Secretary this week ordered an independent commission to assess the railway’s costs and benefits.
Building the northern sections first could provide a springboard for further projects and combat the idea that the former Mayor of London is too capital-focused.
British prime minister attempts to open negotiations with the EU.