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Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:22 pm on 9th January 2020.

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Photo of Lord Adonis Lord Adonis Labour 3:22 pm, 9th January 2020

My Lords, my noble friend referred to localism and local decision-making but the Mayor of the West Midlands, the Mayor of Greater Manchester and the leader of Leeds City Council are strongly in favour of HS2 continuing. They prioritise it very highly. Does that not weigh with my noble friend?