Arguments for HS2 have changed, costs have not

The head of HS2 has said construction of the high-speed rail line should be speeded up, with a new hub in Crewe six years earlier than initially planned.

ITV News Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship reports.


Osborne: No further spending on £50bn HS2

George Osborne welcomed David Higgins' recommendations for HS2 but warned there will be "no increases" on the £50 billion project. The boss of HS2 challenged politicians to pave the way for a faster building of the high-speed line to reduce spending.