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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 14th May 2009.

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Photo of Geoff Hoon Geoff Hoon Secretary of State, Department for Transport 10:30 am, 14th May 2009

The hon. Gentleman is right. I have recently looked at Spain's high-speed network proposals, and part of its avowed intention in allowing people to travel at high speed across the whole of Spain is to pull the country together. It seems to me important that the ambition for this country should be to achieve the same.

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