West Midlands Mayor: HS2 is a great investment

West Midlands Mayor Andy Street discusses and backs plans for HS2 on Sophy Ridge on Sunday. Join the debate using #RIDGE. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: … Read more West Midlands Mayor: HS2 is a great investment

Is HS2 worth it? | The Pledge

#HS2 was given the full-steam go ahead this week, but Nick Ferrari isn’t sure the scheme is worth the cost. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple: … Read more Is HS2 worth it? | The Pledge

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet reshuffle – MPs arrive at 10 Downing Street – REPLAY

PM Boris Johnson’s first big reshuffle of his premiership after weeks of political speculation on who’s staying and who’s going. The new Cabinet should be in place soon after lunchtime, at which point Mr Johnson will turn his attention to reshuffling the junior ranks. Read more Boris fires NI secretary Julian Smith after being ‘blindsided’ … Read more Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet reshuffle – MPs arrive at 10 Downing Street – REPLAY

The West Country Debate: We’re out of the EU – but what happens now? | ITV News

Six days after the UK simultaneously rejoiced and despaired at our official exit from the European Union, we rounded up a few West Country politicians to come together to talk about what happens next. With uncertainty over our lucrative fishing opportunities, standards in our top-quality agriculture and the region’s infrastructure which could use an HS2-style … Read more The West Country Debate: We’re out of the EU – but what happens now? | ITV News

Johnson greenlights woodland-destroying high-speed rail in UK

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has approved a controversial high-speed rail project connecting London to northern England. Known as HS2, the line will cut journey times, allowing the UK to match other European nations which already have extensive high-speed rail. Al Jazeera’s Emma Haywood reports from Birmingham, England. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – … Read more Johnson greenlights woodland-destroying high-speed rail in UK

HS2 protesters reveal heartbreak after project given go-ahead | ITV News

Boris Johnson has thrown his weight behind controversial HS2 plans that could shuttle passengers from London to Birmingham in 45 minutes on 225mph trains. Mr Johnson said in the House of Commons on Tuesday “this country is being held back by its infrastructure” as he approved Phase 1 between London and Birmingham. The next phase … Read more HS2 protesters reveal heartbreak after project given go-ahead | ITV News

UK’s high-speed rail project back on track

Europe’s largest infrastructure project is back on track, after the UK Cabinet gave the green light to plans for a high-speed rail network. But HS2 is controversial, having already doubled its original budget, and sparking concerns among environmental activists. Also in the show – the latest tough talk on financial equivalence post-Brexit, and how the … Read more UK’s high-speed rail project back on track

Boris Johnson gives go-ahead for high-speed train line HS2

Despite the spiralling costs, the years of delay, the environmental objections and the Tory backbench concerns – the new HS2 rail link will go ahead. First it will link London to Birmingham – and then a second phase on to Manchester and Leeds. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Boris Johnson insisted it would bring prosperity across the country, … Read more Boris Johnson gives go-ahead for high-speed train line HS2

Boris Johnson gives HS2 the green light | ITV News

Boris Johnson has thrown his weight behind controversial HS2 plans that could shuttle passengers from London to Birmingham in 45 minutes on 225mph trains. Mr Johnson said in the House of Commons on Tuesday “this country is being held back by its infrastructure” as he approved Phase 1 between London and Birmingham. Read more here: … Read more Boris Johnson gives HS2 the green light | ITV News

HS2: Could it turn into a £106 billion mistake?

Boris Johnson has confirmed that HS2 rail line has received the “green signal,” arguing that the “exploding costs” are outweighed by its “fundamental benefits”. In a move that will divide opinion among Conservative MPs, the Prime Minister said the project will go ahead after a review made the “clinching case” in its favour. Read more … Read more HS2: Could it turn into a £106 billion mistake?

HS2: Boris Johnson gives go-ahead to high-speed rail project

The prime minister has given a formal green light to the HS2 project, as ministers pledged an additional £5bn for buses and cycle routes amid fears the high-speed rail line will suck cash from other priorities. As well as approving the vast HS2 infrastructure project – which has run up costs of more than £100bn – … Read more HS2: Boris Johnson gives go-ahead to high-speed rail project

Boris Johnson on HS2: “The Cabinet has given high-speed rail the green signal”

BORIS Johnson has finally given the £106 billion high-speed rail-link HS2 the green light. The Prime Minister made the announcement in the Commons, and promised it would give Brits “more time with your family”. Mr Johnson said that despite “poor management” he believes in the “fundamental value” of HS2, as he gave the go-ahead to … Read more Boris Johnson on HS2: “The Cabinet has given high-speed rail the green signal”

Boris Johnson gives HS2 ‘green signal’ and will appoint HS2 minister, watch it again in full

Boris Johnson has given HS2 the go ahead. The prime minister confirmed that the £88bn HS2 rail line has received the “green signal”, arguing that the “exploding costs” are outweighed by its “fundamental benefits”. Facing down criticism from his backbenches, Mr Johnson said that the UK’s “great musculoskeletal problem” with transport could not be solved … Read more Boris Johnson gives HS2 ‘green signal’ and will appoint HS2 minister, watch it again in full