Labour: No 'blank cheque' for HS2

Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna said writing a "blank cheque" for the HS2 project would be irresponsible:


Lots of business people have raised HS2 with me. As I've said, we're in favour but it wouldn't be responsible to write a blank cheque for it


'14 years' rail plan disruption

An alternative to the HS2 would result in 14 years of weekend rail closures that would "cripple" the three main routes to the north, according to a Government commissioned report out today.