Boris Johnson heckled during speech on northern transport

PM told to ‘sort out the mess’ as he pledges to give mayors London-style rail powers

Boris Johnson has promised to give elected mayors in the north of England “London-style” powers to take control of their railways, in a speech interrupted by a heckler who told him to get back to parliament to “sort out the mess you created”.

Johnson said mayors would be given generous budgets in order to run their own local railways, in a similar way as he was able to take control of the overground in London when he was mayor.

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