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Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (19 Mar 2020)

Andrew Stephenson: The Government is still considering the full implications of the recent Heathrow judgement and what impacts, if any, it might have on other projects such as HS2. It is a complex and important judgment which the Government will need time to consider carefully. HS2 is due to play a key part in the transition to a net-zero carbon UK economy by 2050. HS2 will offer some of the lowest carbon...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line: Calvert (17 Mar 2020)

Andrew Stephenson: The Government is still in the process of considering all of the conclusions in the Oakervee Report and their implications. It is looking at providing its response, including on question of passive provision for an additional station, in due course.

Income Tax (Charge) (12 Mar 2020)

Andy Carter: ...would be a fantastic hub for rail in the north-west—something that I look forward to discussing with the Minister of State, Department for Transport, my hon. Friend the Member for Pendle (Andrew Stephenson), in the coming weeks. It is not just roads and rail in Warrington—we have got water too. We are on the banks of the Mersey and crossed by the country’s first canal, the...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line: Chilterns (12 Mar 2020)

Andrew Stephenson: The House of Commons Select Committee considered the possibility of a bored tunnel passing through the whole of the Chilterns AONB, continuing north of Wendover, in great detail. The proposal was rejected, primarily on the grounds of cost. The Committee did however recommended a 2.6km extension of the bored tunnel (originally to be 13.4 km long) to South Heath, which was a significant...

Transport: Rail Services: North of England (12 Mar 2020)

Andrew Stephenson: We are working with Network Rail, operators and stakeholders to raise performance, and we are investing billions of pounds to improve services for passengers.

Transport: M66: Safety (12 Mar 2020)

Andrew Stephenson: Highways England has a programme of works under way, north of junction 2 of the M66, to resurface and renew road markings and studs. Once completed, those works will deliver safety benefits for all road users.

Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Bill: Code rights in respect of land connected to leased premises (10 Mar 2020)

...Yvonne Fovargue Vicky Foxcroft Mary Foy Gill Furniss Barry Gardiner Patricia Gibson Preet Kaur Gill Patrick Grady Peter Grant Neil Gray Kate Green Lilian Greenwood Margaret Greenwood Nia Griffith Andrew Gwynne Louise Haigh Fabian Hamilton Neale Hanvey Emma Hardy Harriet Harman Carolyn Harris Helen Hayes John Healey Drew Hendry Mike Hill Meg Hillier Wera Hobhouse Margaret Hodge Sharon...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line: China (9 Mar 2020)

Andrew Stephenson: In the last year DfT have held no meetings with any representatives from the China Railway Construction Corporation Limited or the Chinese Government in relation to High Speed Rail.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line: Costs (9 Mar 2020)

Andrew Stephenson: The forthcoming cost-benefit analysis which will inform the HS2 Phase One Full Business Case will include the recent cost projections for the project. These costs are used within the economic case and align with the department’s Transport Analysis Guidance, which will also be reflected within the Business Case.

Health Inequalities (4 Mar 2020)

...Esterson Chris Evans Stephen Farry Colleen Fletcher Yvonne Fovargue Vicky Foxcroft Mary Foy Gill Furniss Preet Kaur Gill Mary Glindon Kate Green Lilian Greenwood Margaret Greenwood Nia Griffith Andrew Gwynne Louise Haigh Fabian Hamilton Harriet Harman Carolyn Harris Helen Hayes John Healey Mike Hill Wera Hobhouse Sharon Hodgson Kate Hollern George Howarth Rupa Huq Christine Jardine Dan...

Flooding (4 Mar 2020)

...Fletcher Yvonne Fovargue Vicky Foxcroft Mary Foy Gill Furniss Patricia Gibson Preet Kaur Gill Mary Glindon Patrick Grady Peter Grant Kate Green Lilian Greenwood Margaret Greenwood Nia Griffith Andrew Gwynne Louise Haigh Fabian Hamilton Emma Hardy Harriet Harman Carolyn Harris Helen Hayes John Healey Drew Hendry Mike Hill Meg Hillier Wera Hobhouse Margaret Hodge Sharon Hodgson Kate Hollern...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (4 Mar 2020)

Andrew Stephenson: To date we have identified 35 trees exhibiting veteran or ancient tree features that would need to be removed for Phase One. The Phase 2a Environmental Statement (as amended) reports the loss of 38 known ancient or veteran trees on a precautionary basis. The Environmental Impact Assessment has not yet been completed for Phase 2b, so we are unable to provide numbers of trees. Approximately...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line: Chilterns (4 Mar 2020)

Andrew Stephenson: The Environmental Statement for Phase One of HS2 reports the results of the environmental impact assessment. This includes the effects on water resources, which are reported in volume 5: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hs2-phase-one-env ironmental-statement-volume-5-water-resources HS2 Ltd, which is responsible for the safe construction of HS2, has been working closely with experts...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line: Chilterns (4 Mar 2020)

Andrew Stephenson: As the new dedicated Minister of State for HS2, I will hold discussions with governmental and non-governmental organisations involved in or affected by HS2 construction and delivery as necessary. HS2 Ltd, which is responsible for the safe construction of HS2, has been working closely with experts from the Environment Agency and Affinity Water for a number of years to ensure that HS2...

Bills Presented: High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill (3 Mar 2020)

Presentation and all stages ( Standing Order No. 57 and Order, 2 March) Andrew Stephenson, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary George Eustice, Secretary Grant Shapps, presented a Bill to make provision for a railway between a junction with Phase One of High Speed 2, near Fradley Wood in Staffordshire, and a junction with the west coast main line near...

High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill: Revival (2 Mar 2020)

Andrew Stephenson: I should like to reply to as many of the issues raised today as I can while discussing the motion. First, I am grateful to all right hon. and hon. Members who have taken part in the debate this evening. In his speech, the Prime Minister made it clear that things at HS2 need to change, and decisive action is being taken to restore discipline to the programme. I have been appointed to oversee...

Airport Expansion (2 Mar 2020)

Kelly Tolhurst: I thank my hon. Friend, and he is absolutely right. He will note that the Minister of State, Department for Transport, my hon. Friend the Member for Pendle (Andrew Stephenson), who is the Minister responsible for Northern Powerhouse Rail and HS2, is sitting on the Front Bench and has heard his comments. Our recent announcements have been on our ambition for Northern Powerhouse Rail, High...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (2 Mar 2020)

Andrew Stephenson: There have been meetings with delegations from a number of countries including China over several years to discuss opportunities in the UK rail industry including HS2. The Department for Transport is always keen to learn from the experience of others and to consider bids through the proper procurement processes that offer value for money to the taxpayer.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed Two: China (2 Mar 2020)

Andrew Stephenson: Mark Thurston did not visit Beijing in April 2018. On 10 April 2019 Mark Thurston met representatives of the National Development & Reform Commission (NDRC) along with the HM Trade Commissioner to China. On 11 April 2019 Mark Thurston was accompanied by Department for International Trade officials to a round table meeting with NDRC and key Chinese rail companies. The purpose of the visit was...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed Two: China (2 Mar 2020)

Andrew Stephenson: Mark Thurston did not visit Beijing in April 2018. In April 2019 Mark Thurston visited Japan, China and Hong Kong to meet with companies responsible for developing and operating high speed networks. He also visited high speed stations in Tokyo, Beijing and Kowloon. The purpose of the visit was to gather international best practice of core elements of High Speed Rail projects, such as station...


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