Osborne woos the north with HS3 rail: Politics Live blog

Osborne woos the north with HS3 rail: Politics Live blog

Rolling coverage of all the days political developments, including the launch of the northern high-speed rail report and David Cameron facing MPs to explain the EUs demand for £1.7bn

9.03am GMT

Welcome to Politics Live on Monday 27 October. Im standing in for Andrew Sparrow today, as hes taking a well-earned rest after the non-stop action of the Scottish referendum, party conferences and Clacton byelection. The schedule is looking fairly busy already:

10.30 George Osborne and David Cameron are in Leeds for the launch of a report on another high-speed rail line in the north. Overnight, the newspapers have been briefed about the governments backing for a new HS3 line connecting Liverpool to Hull via Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield.

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Source: Guardian Transport

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2014/oct/27/latest-developments-politics-live-blog