Voters will wake up to the immense cost HS2 is lumbering them with

Dr Richard Wellings speaks to BBC 2's Newsnight

Appearing on BBC 2's Newsnight, Dr Richard Wellings, Deputy Editorial Director at the Institute of Economic Affairs, says that voters will not be fooled by the lure of the government's High Speed rail plans when they realise how much they are having to pay for it.

Watch here (segment starts at 1:28; Dr Wellings appears at 7:18).