Damning report demonstrates it is time to scrap HS2

March 25, 2015 4:47 PM

Responding to the House of Lords Economics Affairs Committee report, The Economics of High Speed 2, Jonathan Isaby, Chief Executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said:

"This damning report takes apart every one of the arguments for HS2 and taxpayers will demand that politicians listen. There is no capacity case, no business case and no value for money case, and this expensive vanity project will take scarce resources away from where they're really needed on the rail network. It's time to scrap this scheme before taxpayers get landed with the bill for a costly white elephant."

Read the full press release here

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