Work to start ‘within weeks’ as PM formally gives green light to HS2

Boris Johnson has given his backing for the whole of the HS2 high speed line to go ahead, with work starting within weeks.The Prime Minister announced the decision in the House of Commons, saying his government believed that going ahead was the best thing to do – despite spiralling costs.Johnson said he will appoint a full-time Minister to oversee the project, after criticising “poor management” and costs that have “exploded”.The first phase of the high speed line will travel between London and Birmingham, with a... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...
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