The Government's decision to delay an announcement for the route of the new crossing over the Thames has attracted criticism

Phil Hornby, Meridian,s Political Correspondent, has been speaking to Jackie Doyle-Price MP, and the Transport Minister. She's critical of the decision to delay a final decision on the route across the Thames; Robert Goodwill defends the need for more time.

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Thames Crossing will not go through Swanscombe

The new Thames Crossing will not got through the Swanscombe peninsula in Kent, the government have announced.