Ex-Welsh Secretary: HS2 'shouldn't require a fightback'

The former Welsh Secretary Cheryl Gillan, whose Chesham and Amersham constituency would be affected by the HS2 rail link, has criticised the Government for needing to launch a "fightback" on the issue:

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#HS2 a project supposed to be this good should not require a "fight back" after 4 years of planning & KPMG paid to produce good report

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Para 4.1.3 "the impacts are clearly uncertain ...." In KPMG report on #HS2 sort of says it all....

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Govt 'fightback' over HS2 plans

The Prime Minister has said today marks the "fightback" by the Government over controversial plans for the HS2 rail link. The Transport Secretary will highlight a commissioned report claiming the project will provide a £15 billion economic boost.