Shadow transport secretary Maria Eagle
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Shadow transport secretary welcomes HS2

A controversial new high-speed rail network - High Speed Two (HS2) - is given the go-ahead by the government despite strong opposition.

Shadow Transport Secretary Maria Eagle said she welcomed the decision but was disappointed by the government's decision not to legislate the planned Y-shaped section extending to Manchester and Leeds.

  • 10 Jan 2012
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