The 2019 Westminster Hall debate on HS2
While there has been a lot of hype and build up to the Westminster Hall debate due to take...
After Rail Minister Nus Ghani had categorically told him that no HS2 staff have ever signed agreements with confidentiality clauses, Ivan Lewis MP was rather less than impressed when a written answer from her counterpart in the Lords, Baroness Vere, showed there have actually been 47.
Naturally, Lewis was not too impressed on this and on the day that parliament broke up for summer spoke about HS2 twice. First was to ask the Speaker what the procedure for getting Ghani back to explain why she misled parliament, and the second time he made it clear that the whistleblowing scandal at HS2 Ltd is not going away.