Johnson denies 'betrayal' of northern England as HS2 plan scaled back

by 24britishtvNov. 18, 2021, 5:50 p.m. 16
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Boris Johnson insisted he has not reneged on his promise to 'level up' the north of England, after scrapping plans to link the HS2 rail line to Leeds. The £96bn project has long been touted as a means of linking the prosperous south-east with cities in the Midlands and the north. Johnson said cutting one arm of the route short, and upgrading parts of the existing network instead, would deliver improvements more quickly Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub UK politics live ► https://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2021/nov/18/raab-tories-boris-johnson-standards-reform-hs2-rail-uk-politics-live-latest-updates HS2 rail leg to Leeds scrapped, Grant Shapps confirms ► https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/nov/18/hs2-rail-leg-to-leeds-scrapped-grant-shapps-confirms Boris Johnson’s rail plan: what’s in it and what was promised ► https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/nov/18/boris-johnsons-rail-plan-whats-in-it-and-what-was-promised The Guardian publishes independent journalism, made possible by supporters. Contribute to The Guardian today ► https://bit.ly/3uhA7zg Website ► https://www.theguardian.com Facebook ►https://www.facebook.com/theguardian Twitter ► https://twitter.com/guardian Instagram ► https://instagram/guardian

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