Mcr City Region: Leaders stress capacity in HS2 debate

DESPITE the £40bn+ cost and the fact that the proposed link won’t reach the North West until the 2030s, supporters of the High Speed 2 campaign argue that the investment is essential for the future prosperity of the city region.

At's round table debate for its 30-page Manchester City Region Supplement, there was general support - though with some concern over the way the campaign is being 'sold' to the public - for the controversial infrastructure scheme.

Those in favour argue that H... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...