Scrap HS2 to pay for Brexit bill

TPA: 'Scrap HS2 to pay for Brexit Bill'

Responding to reports that Britain is set to pay a Brexit Bill, John O'Connell, Chief Executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance said: 

“While it's good news that there is progress in negotiations with the EU, we have to remember that this bill will be paid for by millions of taxpayers across the country. Every penny that Brussels are demanding needs to be justified clearly to the British people. 

"Any financial settlement paid to the EU should not be paid for by tax hikes or more borrowing. Instead, the Government should scrap HS2 - which could save up to £100 billion - to cover the cost of the Brexit Bill and any further monetary contributions to Brussels."
TPA spokesmen are available for live and pre-recorded broadcast interviews via 07795 084 113 (no texts)


Chloe Westley, Campaign Manager 

TaxPayers’ Alliance
55 Tufton Street, London, SW1 3QL
24-hour media line: 07795 084113 (No texts)
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