So HS2 want us to trust them with our house values, tunnelling near and under homes, road closures, protection of wildlife, re-siting facilities, businesses, electricity pylons and even ancient woodlands. Read
SO I see the costs of the high speed rail 'whY' route are creeping up and the claimed benefits getting smaller. Hate to say I told you so, but even I am taken aback by a 20 per cent cost increase in less than a year.
IN THE run up to the London Mayor elections you’d expect some huffing and puffing from candidates about what they can do for Londoners badly affected by HS2. In reality, there has really mostly only been silence!Read
WHEN we heard that there was going to be a backbenchers’ debate in Parliament last Thursday, a couple of us decided that we would go up to Westminster with our Stop HS2 placards and T-shirts and show support to the MPs with the integrity and sense to understand the flaws in the case for HS2.Read
I don’t want to appear to be jumping on the band wagon and making mileage out of other people’s misery as a result of the recent riots that have dominated the news for the past two weeks BUT. . . .Read
DESPITE promising to take personal responsibility for mitigation (and claiming he has visited every area on the route), Philip Hammond has done nothing to reassure local residents that the right thing will be done.Read
IT IS TIME TO TAKE THE STOP HS2 CAMPAIGN DIRECTLY TO THE GOVERNMENT - no more paying of lip-service to HS2 Ltd by completing their (heavily biased) response forms while they act as intermediaries for the Government, telling Mr Cameron and Mr Hammond what they WANT to hear about HS2 - and not necessarily what they OUGHT to hear.Read
Well, here we are - the final week of the Consultation Period for HS2 - High Speed 2 rail project. On 29th July (this Friday) your chance to air your views on this scandalous waste of public money will have passed - then it will be up to Parliament to decide if HS2 goes ahead.Read