2 Oct 2023

Debate: should Tories scrap HS2 northern leg?

The Tory Party Conference in Manchester has been dominated by the decision to shelve this city’s high speed rail connection to London, a choice Rishi Sunak has made, we understand, though not yet announced.

To discuss this we’re joined by Jill Rutter, of UK in a Changing Europe, who’s also a former senior civil servant, Henri Murison, Chief Executive of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership and Editor of the Spectator, Fraser Nelson.