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High-speed Rail

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 22nd October 2009.

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Photo of Theresa Villiers Theresa Villiers Shadow Secretary of State for Transport 10:30 am, 22nd October 2009

The Yorkshire Post this morning again highlights the importance of high-speed rail for the north of England, with its "fast track to Yorkshire" campaign, so I want to ask the Minister: will he promise us a year by which time construction of a new high-speed rail line to the north of England will have begun?

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