The new chairman of the high-speed rail link HS2 started his first day on the job with a visit to the site of one of the project's key stations in north west London. Sir David Higgins, who helped to deliver the Olympic Games, says winning the support of the public is one of his biggest challenges.
Speaking to ITV News, Sir David claimed that better links with the rest of the country is the solution to the capital's housing shortage.
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