TaxPayers’ Alliance responds to HS2’s Euston cost overrun

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Responding to the estimated overrun of HS2’s Euston station, Joe Ventre, digital campaign manager of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said:

“HS2 has moved from one farce to another.

“The inability to deliver Euston within budget doesn’t bode well for the rest of the project.

“Ministers should do taxpayers a favour and scrap this white elephant once and for all.”


TPA spokespeople are available for live and pre-recorded broadcast interviews via 07795 084 113 (no texts)

Media contact:


Conor Holohan

Media Campaign Manager, TaxPayers' Alliance

[email protected]

24-hour media hotline: 07795 084 113 (no texts)


Notes to editors:

  1. Founded in 2004 by Matthew Elliott and Andrew Allum, the TaxPayers' Alliance (TPA) campaigns to reform taxes and public services, cut waste and speak up for British taxpayers. Find out more at

  2. TaxPayers' Alliance's advisory council.
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