Updated: May 3
Lancashire Telegraph: PM Visit to Pendle on Saturday 15th April
Mr Sunak then asked about transport in East Lancashire, and an issue which has been on the agenda for years – the Colne to Skipton rail link, and whether he could commit to opening the line.
He said: “Andrew Stephenson has been talking about this for a long time, and what I can tell you is we are investing record sums in rail in particularly across the north, and we have the Restoring Your Railways fund which can help re-open lines that may have been closed in the past, and that is already making a difference around the country.
“The funding is there for things like this.”