MP attends railway rally

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A SOUTH Yorkshire MP has joined a rally in Westminster supporting the Yes to High Speed Rail campaign.

Angela Smith, Labour member for Penistone and Stocksbridge, is a former member of the Commons Transport Select Committee and an enthusiast of the project.

She said: “I am passionate about supporting high-speed rail and urge everyone in Penistone and Stocksbridge to do the same.

“High speed rail will significantly help Britain’s economy; creating jobs and boosting Penistone and Stocksbridge.

“The knock-on effect of a true nationwide high-speed rail link will be huge bringing jobs and investment to millions.”