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HS2 consultant spend runs £87m over budget

See on Scoop.it – Beat The Cowboy Builder Exclusive: Government figures show spending across a raft of consultancy contracts has run 86% over budget HS2 consultant spend on consultants working on the first phase of the project is currently running 86% over budget, government spending figures have shown, with the revelation set to bolster opposition to the £43bn project. An analysis by Building of the Department for Transport (DfT) HS2 spending to the end of February 2014 has revealed that HS2 Ltd has [...]