We are surprised and disappointed that the Department for Transport has issued the Notice to Proceed in the midst of the coronavirus crisis. Although the Prime Minister stated in February that HS2 would go ahead, the world has changed since then.
Over recent days Greg has been listening to the concerns of local businesses worried about their future as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. He has raised every specific request, concern and case with the Government and called on Ministers for further clarity and support for everyone affected.
After having welcomed the Action Cerebral Palsy group’s Chief Executive to Parliament I called on the Leader of the House of Commons to make time for a debate on how the Government can better support children with cerebral palsy.