Transport campaigner: 'HS2 will not help the Midlands'

Campaign for Better Transport thinks HS2 will only take money out of the region and widen the North-South divide.

David Thornhill told ITV News Central that 'HS2 will not help the region'.

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HS2 '£3.3bn funding gap'

The HS2 high-speed rail project planned between London and Birmingham has an estimated £3.3 billion funding gap which the Government has yet to decide how to fill, a report from the National Audit Office, the Whitehall spending watchdog, said today.