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Construction bosses warn of ‘devastating impact’ of scrapping HS2 link to Leeds

Construction bosses have warned prime minister Boris Johnson that cancelling the eastern leg of the £100bn High Speed 2 (HS2) scheme would have a “devastating” effect on the industry.

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