A Leeds MP has welcomed a u-turn by the Government, which will see part of the A1 in North Yorkshire upgraded, but criticised the time taken to make the decision.
The last Labour government announced the planned upgrade for the North Yorkshire section of the A1 near Leeming in 2008, and George Osborne cancelled it in 2010. If he hadn't meddled with it the new improved road would have been due to open in 2014. So all he's done is waste more than two years - another piece of damaging incompetence from this hapless chancellor.
– Rachel Reeves MP, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury
Aircrew from RAF Leeming are joining their French counterparts at RAF Leeming. 100 Squadron will be training in their Hawks alongside the Alpha jets of 2/2 E Sqn, based in Dijon in preparation for the first Exercise Joint Warrior of 2021.