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.
More top news
The two projects going head to head today are EKRT Prepare for Steam and Support Herne Bay Pier.
The two projects going head-to-head today are Saltdean Lido Kids Pool and The Wild Reading Project.
An animal reserve in Kent is celebrating after the birth of an extremely rare and endangered Malayan tapir.