Crisis? There’s no crisis, says Munro
Suggestions that the Government’s high-speed rail plans have run out of steam are misplaced, HS2 Ltd chief executive Alison Munro assured parliamentarians this week.
Imagine for a moment being Alison Munro. You’ve just been re-appointed chief executive of Government company HS2 Ltd for three more years when you read in a leading political weekly that the only place your project is headed is the dustbin; your endeavours – and those of scores of civil servants and 500 consultants – will ultimately prove to be a complete waste of time.
That, in a nutshell, is what The Spectator magazine says in its current issue (see page...