On Thursday, I asked a follow up question to the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, regarding the letter I co-signed with a cross-party group of MPs on the future of HS2 and North Wales.
I asked him if he would look at the development of HS2 and the hub at Crewe to ensure that we would have a decent link to the high speed rail network. By linking us effectively to HS2 it will ensure that businesses and people based in Flintshire will have greater access to Manchester, Birmingham and London allowing for our local economy to thrive.
The Secretary of State said that he does know of our letter and that this proposal for a better hub at Crewe is “very much top of mind at the Department.” Time will tell if this is true. I will be continuing to press the Government for a cast iron guarantee that this will be the case.