What I hear from businesses here and elsewhere is that a renewed recovery is taking hold amid a rising tide of optimism. The signs are that this recovery is broad based and set to continue. This is welcome and should be encouraged.
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Legislation for the first phase of the HS2 high-speed rail project has passed its final hurdle.
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