Greater Manchester's transport plans: a blueprint for the rest of the UK?

Greater Manchester's transport plans: a blueprint for the rest of the UK?

MPs from the three main political parties debated bus and rail franchising and major infrastructure projects at a recent Guardian event

If Manchester is allowed to run its own transport system, surely other cities should get those powers too?

It was an argument that the shadow minister for transport, Lilian Greenwood, repeated several times as she debated with Patrick McLoughlin, the secretary of state for transport, and Mike Thornton, the Liberal Democrat transport spokesperson, during the Guardian’s Big Transport Debate on 3 March.

Related: The Guardian big transport debate and reception

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Source: Guardian Transport

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