RMT’s Bob Crow on Lord Astor attacking HS2…

“If you wanted hard and fast evidence that the opposition to the modernisation of Britain’s railways is coming from the toffs and the landed gentry then I give you Lord Astor’s comments today as an open and shut case. If the likes of Lord Astor had had their way there would have been no development of infra-structure and communications in this country on the grounds that it would upset the wealthy landowners and we would still be living in a feudal society.”




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Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”

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