HS2 Chief Exec jumps ship

£750,000 pa Simon Kirby, the UK’s highest paid civil servant, quits the HS2 White Elephant for Rolls Royce. Stop HS2’s Joe Rukin interviewed by John Gaunt on Talk2Me Radio, 13th September 2016.

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From the Archives: Joe visits Ed Miliband’s office on Great White Elephant Hunt

In light of Ed Miliband’s current views of HS2, we thought we’d show what happened  on the Stop HS2 Great White Elephant hunt in 2011.

Joe Rukin hunts the Great White Elephant, trying out the constituency offices of Nick Clegg in Sheffield and Ed Milliband in Doncaster. Joe & Ellie also visit Rotherham, Barnsley and Wakefield.

Joe talks to staff at Ed Miliband’s office, where he can explain some of the issues with HS2 and why it won’t help local transport problems. “They were receptive, they were looking forward to seeing us.”

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