Press release

Number 10 Press Briefing - Afternoon From 10Th January 2012

From the Prime Minister's spokesperson on High Speed 2.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

High Speed 2

Questioned on whether the Prime Minister had quelled rebellion over the building of High Speed 2 by proposing further tunnelling on the route, the PMS said the government had held a consultation, had listened to people’s concerns and had taken them into account. He referred journalists present to the Department for Transport for details on costs of the project.

Published 11 January 2012