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Anger in Thames Valley over HS2

Prime Minister David Cameron has put High Speed 2 at the heart of the Government’s growth agenda. The line will be extended to Leeds and Manchester.

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HS2 route will "create jobs"

Prime Minister David Cameron says HS2 will create 100,000 jobs.

He added: “Linking communities and businesses across the country and shrinking the distances between our greatest cities, High Speed Rail is an engine for growth that will help to drive regional regeneration.

“We are in a global race and this Government’s decision to make High Speed Rail a reality is another example of the action we taking to equip Britain to compete and thrive in that race.

"High Speed Rail is a catalyst that will help to secure economic prosperity across Britain, rebalance our economy and support tens of thousands of jobs.”

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