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BCU team wins The Times' "Build The News"

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My team and me won the "Crowd" category of the Times' "Build The News" event.

Our project is called "HS2: have a say" and it allows citizens to tweet to Parliamentarians their opinion about the HS2 project, showing how MPs voted in the recent "Preparation Bill" debate, held in the House of Parliament. 

The High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill is a paving Bill to authorise further spending on preparation for the HS2 project. 

We created a map which shows how