A council leader has described the plans for the new £431m Mersey Gateway as the most important project of his career.
Councillor Tony McDermott MBE, leader of Halton Borough Council, has submitted his views to the Mersey Gateway public inquiry, and said he believed the transport project was vital for the social and economic future of the region.
The Mersey Gateway team has today (Monday 20 April) submitted its evidence to the public inquiry.
The arrangements for the public inquiry into the Mersey Gateway Project have been discussed at an official pre-inquiry meeting held by the Planning Inspector today (Tuesday 24th March).
The importance of the UK Government’s role in keeping the timetable of the Mersey Gateway Project on track was raised in Prime Ministers Questions in the House of Commons today (Wednesday 18 March) by Halton MP Derek Twigg.
The team behind the Mersey Gateway project has published new plans showing how the project would overhaul the public transport system in Halton.