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Conservative donors rebel against high speed rail link

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By Melissa Kite David Cameron is under fire from senior Tory donors, some of whom have threatened to withdraw funding if a proposed high speed rail link through the English countryside goes ahead. When David Cameron decided to back Labour … Continue reading

Ministers threaten revolt over high-speed rail link

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By Andrew Gilligan A further two ministers have said they are strongly opposed to the link and two more have expressed reservations. Many backbenchers of all parties, plus the Speaker, John Bercow, have also pledged to fight the plan. The … Continue reading