"There is some real interest from key suppliers, including Bombardier, in this project and today was about saying to them that we have a procurement approach that of course looks at value for money...
but it's also important for us as a government to communicate with those companies what our broader agenda is around skills, apprenticeships, jobs and growth."
JUSTINE GREENING MP, TRANSPORT SECRETARY
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