HS2 will support 15,000 jobs by 2020

New forecasts show that HS2 will support 15,000 jobs by 2020, giving more people the security of a job and creating opportunities for British businesses to up-skill their workforce.

Increased employment

The last Labour government left over half a million more people out of work, whereas under the Conservatives we have seen:

• Employment increased by over 3 million since Labour were in power – meaning over 1,000 jobs have been created on average every day.