Trade, Development, and Immigration

If HS2 is going ahead, taxpayers should relish the opportunity for it to be built at a lower cost by Chinese providers.

Alexander Hammond writes for City AM

Should we be concerned about rumours of potential Chinese involvement with HS2, Alexander Hammond, the IEA’s Policy Advisor to the Director General, argues “NO” in a debate column for City AM.

Alexander said: “If the government’s preliminary discussions with the China Railway Construction Corporation do result in Chinese contractors building HS2 at a lower cost and in a faster time than is currently forecast, the British taxpayers should breathe a sigh of relief that no more of their money will be wasted on this bloated government project.

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