The government has published its largest ever parliamentary bill to allow land to be bought and building to start on the High Speed rail link from London to the West Midlands.
The government says HS2 is an engine for growth.
Anthony Bianco, who is campaigning against HS2, has told ITV News Central that today's bill is "incomplete".
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