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High Speed 2 (HS2) Phase 2b and beyond – all the facts

Taken from House of Commons Library: http://researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Summary/CBP-8071#fullreport High Speed 2 (HS2) Phase 2b and beyond Published Thursday, August 10, 2017 This paper summarises Phase 2b of the proposed new high speed rail line between London and the North of England … Continue reading

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TaxPayers’ Alliance calls for review of ‘£104bn’ HS2

Campaigners are urging the government to put the HS2 rail project on hold so that an urgent review can be carried out into the scheme’s cost. John O’Connell, chief executive of the TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA), has asked the transport select … Continue reading

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Inconceivable to suggest cost of HS2 set to spiral, says Chris Grayling

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has said it is “incredible, inconceivable and simply nonsense” to suggest the cost of HS2 is set to spiral. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has said it is “incredible, inconceivable and simply nonsense” to suggest the cost … Continue reading

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Draft EIA SMR and EQIA SMR consultation, July 2017 – Bramley Parish Council response

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Dear Sir I am in receipt of a wrongly addressed letter, referring to the above ‘consultation’. I eventually found the EIA SMR document of 332 pages and the EQIA SMR document of 61 pages on the hs2 website, for which … Continue reading

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Confidential Mexborough HS2 rail documents left on train

Surveyors working on the HS2 rail project lost confidential documents containing personal data of people whose homes are to be demolished. Residents on the Shimmer estate in Mexborough, South Yorkshire, were told property valuation details were left on a train. … Continue reading

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People on estate facing demolition for HS2 could struggle to find new homes

People on estate facing demolition for HS2 could struggle to find new homes Government report finds that residents of Shimmer estate may not receive adequate compensation to acquire similar properties in light of shortage The government has said that residents … Continue reading

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MPs to press for M18 station to serve HS2 line

SOUTH YORKSHIRE MPs will press the Government to commit to delivering an extra HS2 station in the area after ministers confirmed the route of the rail line. The idea of a parkway station to allow passengers to join services as … Continue reading

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