27 June 2013
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Rose Bowl, Leeds Metropolitan University, LS1 3HB
HS2 Debate - The Fast Train South is a Strain not a Gain
This house believes that HS2 will redirect resources away from the regions to the Capital.
The Royal Town Planning Institute, the Royal Institute of British Architects, the Landscape Institute, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Institution of Civil Engineers are hosting this debate for and against the controversial proposed HS2 extension from Birmingham to Leeds and Manchester.
•Neil McLean, Chair, Leeds City Region LEP
•Hon. Professor Mike Geddes, University of Warwick and Chair, Offchurch HS2 Action Group
•Andrew Mason, Managing Director, Newmason Properties
•Jim Steer, Director Greengauge 21 and President, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
The Debate will be chaired by Martin Wainwright, until recently Northern Editor of The Guardian, and it includes the Presidents of the organising professional bodies.
Ticket price £10