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The Prime Minister on... HS2 - 'It is about capacity'

The Prime Minister has discussed the support of HS2 while on the ITV News Central sofa, claiming that the project is about capacity, not just speed.

David Cameron was questioned following a number of Conservative MPs voting against the high speed rail project when it passed through the House of Commons on Monday.

PM to visit West Midlands to outline government's long-term economic plan

David Cameron was last in the West Midlands during the flooding Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire/

The Prime Minister will be in the West Midlands today to outline the government's long-term economic plan. David Cameron will explain how he hopes to cut the deficit, taxes and improve the education system.

He is expected to say the government is on track to have created two million apprenticeships over the course of the Parliament, giving more young people the chance to develop new skills that will help them secure their futures.

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