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Boris Johnson appoints arch-critic of HS2 as transport adviser

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Journalist Andrew Gilligan has long argued for a slower, cheaper rail line to be builtThe prospects for survival of the high-speed rail line HS2 look slimmer after the prime minister, Boris Johnson, appointed an arch-critic as transport adviser.The journalist Andrew Gilligan, who was cycling tsar in Johnson’s London mayoralty, has long opposed what he says is a “disastrous scheme”, arguing for a slower, cheaper line to be built instead. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/jul/26/boris-johnson-appoints-arch-critic-of-hs2-as-transport-adviser

Author : Gwyn Topham and Jim Waterson

Publish date : 2019-07-26 18:13:13

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