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Should this be delayed until we know impact of Brexit?
The programme for High Speed 2 (HS2) is facing cost & schedule pressures with options for extending the opening date for phase 1 now being considered and steps are being taken to bring cost estimates within available funding, according to a report by the National Audit Office.
Researched Links:

NAO:  Progress with preparations for High Speed 2

DfT:  Investment in infrastructure is now even more important

HS2 Ltd response to NAO report

But which government will pay for it – perhaps ScotGov should pay for it out of the overgenerous Fiscal Framework?

Will this ‘power-up’ the northern economy?