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High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:26 pm on 26th June 2013.

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Photo of Alec Shelbrooke Alec Shelbrooke Conservative, Elmet and Rothwell 2:26 pm, 26th June 2013

My right hon. Friend is absolutely right that all major infrastructure projects are controversial. Would he like to reflect on where he thinks the great city of Leeds would be today had we not built the M1?