HS2: Hybrid bill for London to Birmingham rail route

The 400-page hybrid bill - with an extra 50,000 page environmental statement - for first part of the HS2 rail plan was published on Monday morning.

Adam Fleming explains what happens now to the legislation for the first phase of High Speed Two - covering the southern section from London to Birmingham, for the line that is later planned to be extended to Manchester and Leeds.

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