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Milton Keynes and South Midlands Spatial Strategy

Volume 447: debated on Thursday 15 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what provisions have been made to improve transport links between Wellingborough and the surrounding area and London in the context of the implementation of the Milton Keynes and South Midlands spatial strategy. (76635)

Specific funding is already being made available to support transport schemes around the Wellingborough area.

This includes growth area funding of £4.4 million to improve services and infrastructure on the X4 bus route linking Wellingborough with Northampton, Kettering, Corby, Oundle, Milton Keynes and Peterborough and £2.5 million for the Rushden Town Centre link road.

Northamptonshire have commissioned a series of transportation studies to inform the development of a specific transport strategy for growth.