“I can’t move in with you, London”

“Please don’t send the long arms of your proposed high speed railway line stretching this way. They’d only pull me in, make me part of your circle, drain the...

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Carswell, on HS2

On Thursday Douglas Carswell, MP for Clacton, announced he was leaving the Conservative Party and joining UKIP. He said he made the decision because he believes UKIP is the...

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NIMBYISM warrants a debate

One of the earliest debates in Parliament next week, is an HS2 debate called by a genuine NIMBY, David Mowat. Mowat is MP for Warrington South and his website...

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HS2 film maker makes TV debut

Tonight, ‘Sunny Boy’ which won the Le Grand Prix du Jury at Cannes will be shown as part of the ‘Shooting Gallery’ series of short films on Channel 4...

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The high speed rail bill that never became an act

Last month when HS2 Ltd challenged the right of Stop HS2 to be heard by the HS2 Hybrid Bill Committee, their lawyers provided some documents, minutes of previous locus...

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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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