Boris Johnson puts price on Irish Sea bridge proposal BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Boris Johnson has said a bridge between Northern Ireland and Scotland would be “very good” – estimating the project would cost around £15 billion. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/boris-johnson-puts-price-on-irish-sea-bridge-proposal-38491891.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article38491888.ece/5496d/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_f4f18848-6f2f-4fe8-9a49-5220804c55c4_1 Email Boris Johnson has said a bridge between Northern Ireland and Scotland would be “very good” – estimating the project would cost around £15 billion. The Prime Minister revealed his thoughts on the ambitious proposal as he spoke to schoolchildren playing with a model container ship onboard lighthouse tender NLV Pharos on the Thames. Mr Johnson told the children that he had recently been discussing the possibility of constructing a bridge over the Irish Sea. He said: “(I was talking yesterday) about building a bridge from Stranraer in Scotland to Larne in Northern Ireland – that would be very good. “It would only cost about £15 billion.” It follows reports that the Prime Minister has asked government officials for advice on the costs and risks of such a project. The DUP – who prop up the Prime Minister’s minority government – support proposals for a bridge which they hope could bring economic benefits to Northern Ireland and Scotland, but it has also been touted… Read full this story
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