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A Birmingham college set up to teach the engineers who will build the HS2 high speed rail line has been accused of failing to recruit students from the local community.

The National College for Advanced Transport and Infrastructure, previously known as the National College for High Speed Rail, is in the BIrmingham constituency of Ladywood, which includes some of the poorest neighbourhoods in the country.

But local MP Shabana Mahmood (Lab Ladywood) has discovered that only three students come from the constituency.

Read more on the Birmingham Mail website.

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