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star this property date less than 2017-07-12more like thismore than 2017-07-12
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star this property hansard heading Liverpool Port: Railways more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the need for additional rail infrastructure at the Port of Liverpool. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central more like this
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Bill Esterson more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
star this property answer text <p>Through the Strategic Freight Network fund, the Government is currently funding a number of investments to improve rail freight connectivity to this Port. The Government intends later this year to set out its priorities for investment in train services and infrastructure in England and Wales in the next five year Control Period from 2019. This will be informed by advice from the rail industry, Transport for the North and other stakeholders.</p><p> </p><p>Ports such as Liverpool are making significant private sector investments in infrastructure to prepare for freight growth. It is economically important that inland transport networks are also able to handle such future freight growth. That is why the Department is currently examining the sufficiency of port access and connectivity in England and to identify where connectivity improvements could support economic growth.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Holland and The Deepings more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr John Hayes more like this
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less than 2017-07-17T12:36:38.303Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-17T12:36:38.303Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir John Hayes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson remove filter