High speed fail: Assessing the case for HS2

Type: Reports Written by Nigel Hawkins | Wednesday 26 October 2011

High Speed 2 will be enormously expensive if the government proceeds with it. But is it worth the money? In this report, Nigel Hawkins examines the arguments for HS2, particularly the "non-economic" benefits of the project, and argues that HS2 is a white elephant that the government should scrap.