Monday 14 January 2013 Updated: 14/01 15:16
HS2 is not in Britain’s national interest - that is according to West Midlands MEP Mike Nattrass.
He has attacked the government's commitment to the controversial rail line in its 46-page mid-term review.
UKIP's transport spokesman said: "Last year the Government’s own Major Projects Authority expressed concerns about HS2.
"It would be an environmental catastrophe and all in a bid to save mere minutes on train journey times between Birmingham and London."
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