HS2

David Hanson Excerpts
Thursday 5th September 2019

(11 months ago)

Commons Chamber
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Department for Transport
Grant Shapps Portrait Grant Shapps - Parliament Live - Hansard
5 Sep 2019, 11:09 a.m.

We must have full-fibre broadband in every household, and that is a commitment of this Government regardless. My right hon. Friend describes devastation to villages, and I agree that we must find a better way of doing this. We must look after people properly when great national projects drive through their homes.

David Hanson (Delyn) (Lab) Parliament Live - Hansard
5 Sep 2019, 11:10 a.m.

Significant UK and Welsh Government money, linked to HS2 at Crewe, is going into growth deals in north Wales. What opportunities are there for the Welsh Government to formally feed into the review?

Grant Shapps Portrait Grant Shapps - Parliament Live - Hansard
5 Sep 2019, 11:10 a.m.

There are enormous opportunities. If not on Monday, at the time I mentioned at the Dispatch Box earlier, then separately I am very happy to hook up the right hon. Gentleman, and any of his colleagues, with Doug Oakervee.