HS2: "Controversy means we are doing something that really matters"

Video: The Transport Secretary has argued the economic case for the proposed High Speed Two rail route through Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

Patrick McLoughlin insists without HS2 key rail routes would be "overwhelmed" by rising passenger numbers. But, earlier this week, the Public Accounts Committee said it would cost more than originally estimated and wouldn't bring the promised economic benefits.

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Transport Secretary backs HS2

The Transport Secretary is expected to argue the economic case for the proposed High Speed Two rail route through Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.