HS2 is a solution in search of a problem

Andrew Pendleton writes for CityMetric

Director of Policy & Advocacy Andrew Pendleton wrote for CityMetric in response to independent review forecasting that the cost of HS2 might now cost up to £106bn: 

There are massive problems almost everywhere on the rail network and big, public-led investment is certainly going to be needed. But taxpayers should demand value for money, which HS2 does not deliver.“

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