I am delighted to have such a skilled team working with me on the HS2 taskforce. They know the huge benefits large scale infrastructure projects can bring if they are done in the right way.I am confident that together we have the right blend of experience and expertise to make sure HS2 delivers its full potential in terms of jobs and growth.
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It will be largely cloudy through the evening and overnight in the west, with further spells of light rain or drizzle.
It will be cloudy this evening with occasional outbreaks of light rain at times before becoming drier later tonight.
Photos from the scene of a disturbance involving a group of men in Leicester after which a sixteen year old boy died.