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.
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;
£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.
LBC Radio phone-in reveals a lack of callers supporting HS2.
Chair of Stop HS2, Penny Gaines is interviewed by Tom Swarbrick followed by listeners’ calls.
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.
On Monday, the Government announced HS3 – but with no route, no costs and no timetable.
Here are some of the news reports:
We’ve got a load more reports on the Stop HS2 Youtube channel – please check it out.