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High-Speed Rail

Volume 504: debated on Thursday 28 January 2010

13. To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what recent assessment he has made of progress on the development of a North-South high-speed rail link. (313723)

The Department for Transport is continuing its assessment of the detailed report from High Speed Two which was received at the end of last year. If the Government decide to pursue proposals for high speed rail, we will publish a White Paper setting out plans by the end of March 2010.