The controversial high speed rail has been severely criticised in a report by the National Audit Office.
Thousands of people from across the Midlands will travel to London for a TUC-backed march against the government's austerity measures.
The total cost of the High Speed 2 rail project, so far, has been released.
Midlands Air Ambulance pilot Pete Barnes who was killed this morning when the helicopter he was flying struck a London crane had a 'flying career' spanning 18 years.
Flying Air Ambulances for Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland he had amassed 9,000 hours of flying time which included 3,500 hours on the type of helicopter he was flying today.
His career included work on high-profile film projects such as TV programmes and films including the James Bond film Die Another Day.
On Pete Barnes' Linked In page, a social media site, it states that he attended the University of Derby and went to school in Rutland.
Very sad to hear tragic news of death of air ambulance pilot Pete Barnes, he made many visits to our heli-pad at Royal Derby Hospital
The Air Ambulance have paid tribute to the Midlands pilot killed this morning in London when the helicopter he was flying struck a crane.
The Air Ambulance Chief Executive Andy Williamson said:
“We are deeply saddened to hear the news that Pete Barnes was killed in the helicopter accident in London this morning .
“Pete had worked with us for many years and will be greatly missed. Our thoughts are with his family and with all the families affected by this tragedy.”
The pilot who was killed this morning after his helicopter hit a crane in central London has been named as Pete Barnes.
Mr Barnes worked as a pilot for Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland air ambulance. It is believed he was educated in Oakham, Rutland. More to follow.
The pilot who died today after the helicopter he was flying crashed in London was named by sources as Pete Barnes, reports the Press Association.
A group of men who stole millions of pounds of tax payers' money, have been jailed at Birmingham Crown Court.
The six offenders posed as a charity for asylum seekers.
They pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud and money laundering on 27th July.
The police investigation into the group, who are from Birmingham and London, started five years ago.