Prescott stresses the importance of lateral thinking in freight

Former transport minister Lord Prescott called for the transpennine corridor from Liverpool to the east coast to be developed as an alternative to sending most freight down to Dover. At a House of Commons event on 13 September to mark the setting up of an association by four of the North’s largest ports, he called for more emphasis on east-west transport projects rather than grandious north-south schemes such as the ... [+]

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