Tom Richmond: Trains or planes, we need links that mean business



THE promise of extra flights between Leeds Bradford Airport and Heathrow needs to be placed in a wider political context.
They will only happen if the Government consents to a controversial third runway at Heathrow and this ‘sweetener’ is intended to increase the pressure on Theresa May as her commitment to the Northern Powerhouse is questioned.
The issue is so complex that the Prime Minister is considering the unusual step of giving all MPs a free vote in order to avoid embarrassing Cabinet splits – a number of senior politicians, including the Tory leader, represent constituencies which... read more

 
14 October 2016 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 22
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