While we wait for the actual announcement from Philip Hammond, why not read what some of the press have to say today:
Although a number of the articles refer to changes to the route, our understanding is that these are minor changes which were announced in September. They do not make the business case, or the environmental case any more viable.
An announcement from the Press Association – High-speed rail path to be revealed
Telegraph – Is this another high-speed train crash?
Express – HIGH-SPEED RAIL PATH TO BE REVEALED
Yorkshire Post – Verdict day on high-speed rail route
Financial Times – High-speed rail protesters win concessions (registration required)
Daily Star – HIGH-SPEED RAIL PATH TO BE REVEALED
Independent – High-speed rail route to be announced
Yorkshire Star – High-speed rail path to be revealed
PS Thank you to HS2Action Alliance: your analysis of the business case critique is being covered all over the country.