Last week, BBC Inside Out London went to look at the Colne Valley. Here’s what Mike Dilger found.
Leader of the Green Party, Natalie Bennett, is asked how to improve the northern economy. From Leaders Live (ITV), 26th November 2014.
North West London residents face years of serious disruption – all for the government’s white elephant vanity project. The local MP, Nick Hurd (Conservative) describes the organisation of HS2 Ltd as “incompetent and shambolic”. Tom Edwards reports from Ickenham for BBC London News, 25th November 2014.
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