- The new boss of HS2 was also former chief executive of the UK's Olympic Delivery Authority
- Sir David takes over as chairman from Doug Oakervee who announced he will be standing down at the end of the year
- Sir David Higgins will get an annual salary of £591,000
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What a year it's been full of ups and down, turmoil and change and it seems events here in London have got the entire nation talking.