Bradford Breakthrough members meeting in the Houses of Parliament

The image shows Bradford‘s MPs, Parliamentarians and Bradford breakthrough members meeting recently in the Houses of Parliament.

The city’s senior business leaders and parliamentarians have pledged to work closely with each other to promote the Bradford District economy. At their regular six monthly meeting at Westminster , the business delegation, organised by Bradford Breakthrough, met with all of the District’s MPs, several Bradford-based members of the House of Lords and The Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling to discuss the transport problems facing Bradford. Specifically they discussed – the provision of a high speed station for Bradford City centre; plans for the Skipton-Colne rail link; the Shipley by-pass scheme and improvements to the transport infrastructure serving Leeds Bradford airport.’

Bradford breakthrough CEO Trevor Higgins said “Breakthrough members were pleased that the Minister had acknowledged that the Transport Infrastructure serving Bradford was simply not good enough. He said that he would consider sympathetically any Bradford projects that were put forward by Transport for the North”

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