‘Home Counties mafia’ out to wreck HS2, says city council leader

How the HS2 hub at Toton could look
The leader of Nottingham City Council has issued a warning that if Brexit goes "badly wrong" the East Midlands could miss out on HS2. Speaking to TheBusinessDesk.com in Cannes at the international property show MIPIM, Collins said he was wary of a "Home Counties mafia" running a "populist campaign" against HS2. He added: "I think we have a major problem wit HS2 if Brexit goes badly wrong. There are some platforms, mainly around the Home Counties mafia, running a populist campaign against HS2 coming northwards and if Brexit does ... For the full story register now for free or login below...