The QT

Friday 14 June 2024

North East loses out on HS2 ‘cashback’

Paul Linford reports on the reallocation of funds from the axed HS2 rail scheme with critics saying the North East is once again the poor relation, while the Government insists it shows it is serious about levelling up
  • Funding welcomed for Durham but money will not be available until after the General Election
  • Prime Minister hails the £4.7 billion as game changing for the North and Midlands
  • Regional mayors will decide on the projects to benefit


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