HS2 accused of 'brainwashing' schoolchildren on high-speed rail route
Campaigners say £280,000 contract to promote the scheme in primary schools near proposed route is Orwellian
The company behind the HS2 rail project has been accused of using Orwellian propaganda tactics after it awarded a £280,000 contract to promote the high-speed rail project to children at primary schools on the proposed route.
HS2 Ltd has contracted London-based Hopscotch Consulting to develop an education programme aimed at young children.
Source: Guardian Transport