HS2 project condemned by MPs

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Midlands Conservative MPs oppose HS2 plans

Seven Midlands Conservative MPs have opposed plans to build a new high speed rail line linking London and Birmingham.

The controversial HS2 bill was given the go-ahead last night despite significant opposition.

Midlands Conservative MPs who voted against:

  • Andrew Bridgen (North West Leicestershire)
  • Dan Byles (North Warwickshire)
  • Bill Cash (Stone)
  • Philip Hollobone (Kettering)
  • Andrea Leadsom (South Northamptonshire)
  • Jeremy Lefroy (Stafford)
  • Chris White (Warwick and Leamington)

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