To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the (a) implications for his policies and (b) potential level of funding required for the Transport North East's Connected North East Blueprint.
23 November 2020
The blueprint is due to go to public consultation shortly. The Department looks forward to receiving it in due course.
Many of the projects included in the blueprint are already under consideration by the Department and complement existing Department priorities including the Government’s long term vision to increase active travel, commitment to achieving net zero emissions across all modes of transport and improving the strategic road network.
We continue to work closely with Northern leaders to identify local priorities through the Northern Transport Acceleration Council, which is due to meet again in December.