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High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:25 pm on 26th June 2013.

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Photo of David Mowat David Mowat Conservative, Warrington South 4:25 pm, 26th June 2013

The hon. Gentleman is generous in giving way a third time. I make the point again: the logic of his argument is that the north would be richer if the M1, the M6 and perhaps the existing west coast main line were all closed. That is ridiculous.