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Transport Secretary 'missing the point' says Stop HS2 campaigner

Stop HS2 campaigner Joe Rukin has hit back against Transport Secretary and Derbyshire Dales MP Patrick McLoughlin, who today announced that the Government won't be put off by campaigners who oppose the High Speed Rail project.

Mr Rukin said:

“Mr McLoughlin is trying the same old trick, trying to pass us off as just a bunch nimbies and says we are missing the point, but it is he who is missing the point.

"He wants to stick his fingers in his ears and pretend the opposition is all about the route.”

– Joe Rukin Stop HS2 campaigner

"He wants to stick his fingers in his ears and pretend the opposition is all about the route.”

“McLoughlin trying to sweep the errors in the West Coast Main Line franchise under the carpet and saying there are no implications for HS2 is simply irresponsible."

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