Lord Berkeley talks to Sky News’ Sophie Ridge about his report into HS2:
Parliament was misled into supporting HS2 says Lord Berkeley, appointed by the government as Deputy Chair of official report reviewing the project. The former Chair of Railfreight was so dissolusioned with the official report into HS2 that he’s produced his own, and says taxpayers are set to lose £40bn.
This week, if you’ve been living in a cave and failed to spot it, the political fallout following Brexit has dominated the news. In fact ‘dominated’ is rather an understatement, as whilst there has been sport and weather, most days there hasn’t been any other news reported at all by most broadcasters.
However, on the 1pm news on Thursday there was one other story that made it through, the latest National Audit Office report on HS2: