Saturday, 12 November 2011

Our NIMBY elected representatives.

Fury for home owners booted out to make room for a high-speed rail link...but minister behind it halted a similar project in his own back yard.

Philip Hammond prevented a line from running through his own constituency but is backing the plans for Buckinghamshire.

In 2001, the former Transport Secretary, who has been the driving force behind HS2, spoke out against Central Railways’ plans for a freight line passing through his constituency.

‘A major threat has been posed to hundreds of households in my constituency along the length of the proposed route of the railway line,’ he said.

My comment: Aren't you just sick at the way some of our self serving elected representatives behave?

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