One North – improving rail or cutting services?

It’s easy to assume that the authors of the recent One North report see the value in local rail links. After all, the centrepiece of the report is a...

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Economic impact of HS2 on Chiltern District

From 51M Chiltern District Council has commissioned a report to assess the range and extent of the socio-economic impacts that construction and operation of HS2 is likely to have...

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HS2 threatens GPs exams

A day after the BBC news reported that falling GP numbers is causing real problems for GP surgeries, the Independent reports that HS2 is also threatening medical exams for GPs. Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard,...

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John Redwood asks ‘Where has all the money gone?’

Today, John Redwood asks “HS2 – Where has all the money gone?”. He points out that “In the two years to March 2014 HS2 Ltd has spent  £384,000,000 of...

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Boris on HS2 – in 2012

In 2012, Boris Johnson visited Ruislip to see Stop HS2 campaigners there. The benefit cost ratio has gone done since then, so given that the business case was doubtful then, it has got even worse since.

Report from ITV London News, Wed 11th Jan 2012

HS2 threatens GPs exams

A day after the BBC news reported that falling GP numbers is causing real problems for GP surgeries, the Independent reports that HS2...

No HS2 imitation for HS3

Diagram of One North report - proposed new north south railway
Back in June – and apparently to the surprise of the Department for Transport - George Osbourne’s “Powerhouse” speech set out a...
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