Yet the role of transport in stimulating growth and jobs hasn’t changed. Make the right decisions and the right investments, and transport can be a game changer once again.A catalyst for enterprise that can realise the growth potential of Yorkshire in the years ahead. But by the time that the first high speed trains are pulling out of Leeds Station, we’ll have made huge improvements to the rest of the transport network.We had a fantastic response from our elected members, who showed up and really engaged well with the young people present. It was clear that there was a lot of passion for making things better in the room and both young people and councillors did our city proud. The section that will connect the west and east midlands to Leeds and South Yorkshire, will be the last to begin operating.Opponents of the project say it will create havoc during construction and have disastrous environmental consequences.
Six months ago, the people of this county voted emphatically to leave the European Union. Figures show we ended last year as the strongest of the world’s advanced economies.
A top wind speed of 94mph was recorded in Capel Curig, North Wales, as Doris rolled in, with 82mph also clocked in Aberdaron, North Wales, the Met Office said.
Senior meteorologist Greg Dewhurst said the storm will bring “very strong winds and gales”, and that the centre of Doris will “track out to the North Sea at around lunchtime”.
As well as members from Leeds Youth Council and Leeds Members of Youth Parliament, young people from local schools, Leeds Children’s Rights Service and from refugee counselling service, Solace, were also in attendance and were very impressed by the sensitivity and approachability shown by the councillors.
Peter Broderick, Project Worker at The Youth Association said, “It was a really inspiring evening.