Build an Irish Sea tunnel, not a bridge, says Scottish secretary

Alister Jack says a tunnel linking Scotland and Northern Ireland would be cheaper and more weatherproof

The UK government could build a tunnel under the Irish Sea instead of a new bridge linking Scotland with Northern Ireland, Alister Jack, the Scottish secretary, has revealed.

Jack told MSPs on Thursday he had raised the tunnel proposal with Boris Johnson as a cheaper and more weatherproof option than a bridge over the sea.

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Author: Severin Carrell Scotland editor | Source

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