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‘Little progress’ on Thames crossing

Two locations are currently being considered as sites for a Lower Thames road crossing The government has been criticised for a lack of progress in building a Lower Thames road crossing. The House of Commons Transport Committee said east London was “long overdue” a crossing but “little progress” had been made. In a report, it said progress on an Essex-to-Kent …

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KCC leader Paul Carter says MPs’ report on Manston is a travesty of the truth

The Conservative leader of Kent County Council has hit back at MPs who criticised the authority over its failure to protect Manston as an airport. Cllr Paul Carter has formally complained about a report published by the cross-party transport select committee, saying it is a travesty, misleading and should be withdrawn. MPs on the committee took KCC to task in …

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London Bridge compensation ‘needed’

MPs described Tuesday rush hour scenes at London Bridge as “chaotic” and “dangerous” Passengers suffering severe delays because of the upgrade works at London Bridge should receive compensation, the rail minister has said. Thousands of people were stranded in “life threatening chaos” at the station on Tuesday, a transport union said. Network Rail apologised and said the situation was caused …

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