Transport Secretary Maria Eagle spoke to ITV Daybreak about the next phase of the HS2 High Speed Rail route, which has just been unveiled.
HS2 was initially introduced by Labour, and Maria Eagle promised that if they were voted in next time, Labour would continue with these plans.
She added that the current Government however, was not moving fast enough: "So far all we've seen from this Government is a botched consultation on the first part to Birmingham, which they may have to re-run."
More top news
A mass inhalation of "hippy crack" was carried out in the shadow of Parliament on Saturday in protest at the Government's drug policy.
Declan Donnelly is reportedly tying the knot with his manager partner Ali Astall in Newcastle today.
Warming up in the south but with breezy showers across Scotland today.