Ed Balls MP said he will not give a 'blank cheque' for the proposed HS2 line linking London with the Midlands if Labour wins the next election.
Speaking at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton today the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer questioned whether building a new high speed rail line is the best way to spend £50billion.
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