Speech

Sir Richard Leese: The strategic case for HS2 (short version)

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

Shortened version of the HS2 viewpoint by Sir Richard Leese, Manchester City Council, part of the strategic case for HS2 video interviews.

Sir Richard Leese: The strategic case for HS2 (short version)

Transcript

The link between good connectivity, good transport and economic growth is unquestionable. If you did want to question it, just look at the opposite. If we had no transport links, we’d have no economy at all. Cities like Manchester wouldn’t exist.