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HS2 ‘to create just 75 jobs in Staffordshire’, MP claims – expressandstar.com

The construction of HS2 is set to create just 75 jobs for people in Staffordshire, an MP has claimed.

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Michael Fabricant said he was shocked to learn the figure during a meeting that HS2 Ltd bosses called last week to discuss the impact of the £106 billion line in the county.
The Lichfield MP and long-time HS2 opponent said it was impossible to justify the destruction of ancient woodlands and disruption to residents for such a small number of new roles.
Job creation has been one of HS2’s main selling points used by ministers and West Midlands Mayor Andy Street to defend the project’s spiralling…

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