Edward Snowden – Minister for secrecy: Transport Secretary suppresses damning report into HS2 with same veto that kept Iraq war papers secret

Minister for secrecy: Transport Secretary suppresses damning report into HS2 with same veto that kept Iraq war papers secret

‘A key report into whether the HS2 rail line would give value for money is being kept secret by the Government.

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin told Parliament he is using emergency powers to veto publication of the report that says HS2 is in danger of failing. He said that protecting the impartiality of civil servants’ secret advice to ministers has to take priority over disclosure to the public.

But HS2 protesters branded the gagging order an ‘absolutely ­disgraceful’ delaying tactic.’

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