House of Lords, 24th July 2019. Tony Berkeley claims that parliament has been misled for at least three years and that the £86bn cost estimate for HS2 has been known for at least three years. Baroness Vere seems to claim that gagging former employees is standard practice at HS2 Ltd.
A fortnight ago, former chair of HS2 Ltd Sir Terry Morgan, admitted that ‘nobody knows’ what HS2 will end up costing, and as part of preparing the ground for either descoping or another cost increase, he warned that ‘something has to give. Here are the highlights.