Politics

Director joins HS2 - on £400k

Future - the HS2 would cut journey times

Another new director has joined the company behind the controversial high-speed rail link HS2 on a salary nearly three times what the Prime Minister earns.

MP Tom Watson to sue Government over controversial data bill

Tom Watson

An MP from the Black Country plans to sue the Government over the introduction last week of the controversial Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act (Drip), which gives police and security services access to people's phone and internet records.

Spinners unspun are not much fun

Osborne 10 PM 14

George Osborne’s announcement that the £353 million ‘super’ hospital for the Black Country can finally go ahead is a big one.