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High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:03 pm on 26th June 2013.

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Photo of Paul Beresford Paul Beresford Conservative, Mole Valley 4:03 pm, 26th June 2013

I can certainly back up my hon. Friend’s point. I was on the Committee that considered the Bill and the line was going through the garden of England, and there was talk of devastation and horrendous things. Some of the complaints were justified, but many proved to be empty. It has worked.