On Tuesday something strange happened. Everyone in politics agreed on something.
One North – a collection of five cities working together – put forward an ambitious proposal on how to improve transport connectivity, dubbed the “Crossrail of the North”.
George Osborne pledged support, stating he’d make the plans the centrepiece of his Autumn Statement. And Ed Balls welcomed the proposals too.
However, before everyone runs away with themselves I want to offer an amendment, an addition to the plans. Let’s … Read more