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City MP claims victory in HS2 site campaign

25 Feb 16

Byrne wins bid for 3,000 jobs at Washwood Heath.

MPs have demanded that High-Speed 2 change its plans for the old LDV Alstom site in Washwood Heath to allow 3,000 jobs to be created – ten times more than the original plan. The ‘instruction to deliver’ is a major breakthrough for Liam Byrne’s campaign to see the site developed in a way that maximises jobs for local people. The original HS2 plan proposed just 300 jobs. The committee…

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