Nick Clegg: HS2 will help share prosperity

As the Government announces the planned HS2 route north of Birmingham, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says the high speed rail line will help to share prosperity in the country between the north and south:

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High speed rail route revealed

The routes of high speed rail links to cities in the north of England have been unveiled in a move that will cut journey times and what the Government hopes will act as an "engine for growth" for the economy.