Worse to come on transport funding, say MPs

YORKSHIRE’S raw deal on funding for major transport projects could be about to get worse because of changes to the way central government money is shared out, MPs claimed today. A report by the House of Commons Transport Committee says the underfunding of transport schemes outside London in recent years “cannot be allowed to continue”. But it fears a new emphasis on competition for funds, created to raise the quality of bids, could increase the disparity between the capital and regions such as Yorkshire and the Humber.  Yorkshire Post 3rd June 2014 Read more here