Study finds the North doubts HS2 will benefit the area

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A study from the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacturing and Commerce and the One Powerhouse Consortium has found that support for HS2 is dwindling. The survey found that only 32 per cent of those questioned believed that the HS2 link from London to Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds would “benefit their area”. The study also found that 68 per cent of respondents believed “the North would be more prosperous” with more regional decision-making.

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