Northern leaders want to shut up economist

Professor Lord May of Oxford is so appalled by the behaviour of HS2 Ltd that he says he would trust few people involved with HS2 to mow his lawn....

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HS2 referendum debate to return after General Election.

Today, (Friday 23rd January), MPs debated the concept of having a national referendum on the funding of HS2, in which only two MPs, the Minister and Shadow Minister for...

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Friday in Parliament – watch HS2 Referendum Bill debate live

The HS2 Referendum Bill debate follows the Local Government (Review of Decisions) Bill. Here’s the live feed from Parliament (it may need a special plug-in and not all browsers...

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Northern leaders want to shut up economist

Professor Lord May of Oxford is so appalled by the behaviour of HS2 Ltd that he says he would trust few people involved with HS2 to mow his lawn. Then, giving evidence, respected Mancunian economist and chair of the Cities Growth Commission, Jim O’Neill, reveals that the leaders of northern cities are unwilling to listen to the strong evidence that shows it would be far preferable for northern cities to be better connected to each other rather than connected by HS2 to London.

House of Lords Ecomonics Affairs Committee: Economic Case for HS2, 13th January 2015

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