Government releases new information film on HS2

Transport Secretary Patrick McGloughlin today said HS2 will "deliver growth and jobs across the country".

At a speech at the Institute of Civil Engineers he responded to backlash earlier this week that the train will take business away from the regions.


McLoughlin defends HS2

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin argued today that HS2 will provide a £15 billion boost to the UK economy annually. His comments came after the plans for the rail link were heavily criticised by the Public Accounts Committee.