Ahead of Dispatches

On Monday 11th February, Dispatches on Channel 4 will be covering HS2. If the title of the programme “HS2 the Great Train Robbery” wasn’t enough of a giveaway, here Dispatches reporter Liam Halligan explains to Kelvin MackKenzie what he found.

Minister says HS2 should be cancelled to save money

Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt has reopened the debate about HS2, questioning whether it is worthwhile spending the money on it when cash is desperately needed for public services.

Here’s how this was covered by Roberto Perrone on BBC Three Counties Radio;

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.

Invest in the north, not in HS2

The Chief Executive of Britain’s biggest private investor is not interested in investing in HS2 saying he would rather invest in infrastructure for the north rather than a commuter railway for London.

Ruse gets all Ranty

You would have thought that the day that the Judicial Review appeal verdicts came in, that HS2 Ltd lead...

Five Live special on HS2

This week the Phil Williams Show on BBC Radio 5 Live was turned into a series of special programmes...
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