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High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:13 pm on 26th June 2013.

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Photo of Maria Eagle Maria Eagle Shadow Secretary of State for Transport 3:13 pm, 26th June 2013

The hon. Gentleman is speaking in hope rather than expectation. I know his own personal concern about the scheme and I understand his point, but I can be clear with the House that Labour supports getting on with building this north-south line.