Blank Cheque for HS2 or smoothing the way?

Today’s featured video is from May, looking at the HS2 Bills that were in the Queen’s speech. The paving bill (High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill) covered by the video is due to be debated on Wednesday. It’s now clear that the Bill really is about writing a blank cheque, not simply “smoothing” the way for the railway.

PS If you haven’t already done so, please write to your MP to ask him or her to vote against the Bill. This is especially important if you are not on the route. You can use the tool at

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