Tag Archives: Secretary of State for Transport

The Scathing HS2 Report Ministers Want To Hide

‘A suppressed Cabinet Office report into the HS2 rail scheme raised “major concerns” about its “risky” construction timetable, poor management, insufficient work on costs and the capability of the people involved, The Telegraph can disclose. Ministers are fighting to stop … Continue reading

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Keep East Coast Rail In Public Hands

38 Degrees draws our attention to –   Patrick McLoughlin, Secretary of State for Transport who intends to hand the franchise for East Coast Rail back to a profit-making company by 2015. East Coast is better for taxpayers: The publicly … Continue reading

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The Harlington Yew

We have a load of tourists at Heathrow.  Just round the corner is a magnificent and ancient tree with bags of history – the Harlington Yew – or was – not sure any more.  BAA have taken several paddocks in … Continue reading

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