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Yorkshire leaders must ‘bang the drum’ to keep HS2 on track, warns infrastructure commission chief

Yorkshire leaders must ‘bang the drum’ to keep HS2 on track, warns infrastructure commission chief Lord Adonis Yorkshire leaders are being urged to hold the government’s feet to the fire over major transport schemes in the region, as the head … Continue reading

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Extra cash hopes for Doncaster residents threatened by proposed HS2 demolitions

Officials may offer thousands of pounds more to residents on a Mexborough estate which is threatened by high speed rail plans. Dozens of households on the Shimmer estate, between Mexborough and Denaby Main, have been warned their houses could be … Continue reading

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HS2 faces call for an inquiry over massive PR expenses on coasters, T-shirts and tickets to party conferences

HS2 faces call for an inquiry over massive PR expenses on coasters, T-shirts and tickets to party conferences Critics called for public inquiry into HS2 rail link after PR chief spent thousands  Five members of the management team spent £83l … Continue reading

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Jan Zeber: Scrap HS2 to pay for new police – and reduce burden of tax

IT was not Diane Abbott’s best performance on her now infamous LBC interview, as it became abundantly clear that Labour’s plans to fund 10,000 extra police officers out of increases in Capital Gains Tax (CGT) had been given very little … Continue reading

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Transport Minister dismisses HS2 ‘cancelled’ speculation

TRANSPORT Minister Andrew Jones has rejected suggestions the planned high speed rail line to Yorkshire could be cancelled after the General Election. The Harrogate MP promised there would be no back-tracking on the Conservatives’ commitment to delivering HS2 when the … Continue reading

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Fears for ancient woodlands under HS2 plan

AN AREA of ancient woodland in Rotherham will one of four destroyed or damaged if HS2 goes ahead with its proposed high speed rail route through South Yorkshire, it has been claimed. Conservation charity the Woodland Trust said Nicker Wood … Continue reading

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Transport secretary in the spotlight after HS2 contract is derailed

The transport secretary and the chairman of HS2 must face MPs to explain the crisis at the top of the government’s high-speed rail agency. Chris Grayling and Sir David Higgins have been summoned to appear before the transport committee to … Continue reading

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