Lord Deighton has said there shouldn't be an 'if you build it, they will come' attitude to HS2, but that is how they have been operating for the last four years.
"While the case for HS2 only exists in a vested interest 'Field of Dreams', the reality of the project is a waking nightmare for the taxpayer."
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