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Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed Two: Redundancy (19 Sep 2017)

Paul Maynard: HS2 Ltd is working with the Department for Transport to agree new governance arrangements relating to redundancy payments including a revised Framework Document which will become public when finalised. The senior appointments at HS2 Ltd include a new Interim Finance Director, and a permanent Finance Director who has been appointed and will start in early 2018. Work is underway to appoint a...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (19 Sep 2017)

Paul Maynard: ...163;28.55bn (in 2015 prices). Following the transfer of scope of Crewe Tunnel between phases, £3.48bn has been allocated to Phase 2a and £25.07bn to Phase 2b (including provision for rolling stock). HS2 Ltd is expected to manage all elements of the delivery of Phase 2b from within the overall funding provision. As such, there is no separately designated Rolling Stock budget...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line: Eddisbury (19 Sep 2017)

Antoinette Sandbach: ..., how many environmental surveys have been conducted on the proposed route of the second phase of High Speed 2 through Eddisbury; and how many land access agreements have been signed between HS2 Ltd and property owners in Eddisbury.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Iron and Steel (15 Sep 2017)

Caroline Nokes: ...steel requirements for national infrastructure projects. The data shows how the government plans to use three million tonnes of steel until 2020 on infrastructure projects such as High Speed 2 (HS2) and the maintenance and upgrading of the UK’s motorway network. We have introduced public procurement guidelines that help UK steel suppliers to compete effectively with international...

Energy in Wales — [Ian Paisley in the Chair] (14 Sep 2017)

Geraint Davies: ...fact cheaper than new nuclear and, as I have said, it will be cheaper than oil in the future. We want a green future for Wales and for Britain, and we want our fair share of infrastructure investment. We should be getting our fair share of HS2, for instance, which would be £2 billion that could be invested in infrastructure, whether that is rail electrification or helping to support...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Carillion (14 Sep 2017)

Lord Stunell: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with representatives of (1) HS2 Ltd, and (2) Carillion, about the use of discrete project bank accounts in relation to Carillion's HS2 contract, with regards to the protection of SME sub-contractors from late payments.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (14 Sep 2017)

Lord Truscott: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the HS2 project is within budget and on schedule; and what steps they are taking to ensure that it is delivered within budget and on schedule.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (14 Sep 2017)

Lord Truscott: To ask Her Majesty's Government what are their estimates of (1) the final cost of HS2, and (2) its completion date.

Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2017 - Motion to Regret (13 Sep 2017)

Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb: ...wanted to bring an environmental case and did not have the money for it. This will happen more and more. We can look at some of the things that the Government are doing at the moment—for example, HS2, which is the most incredibly wasteful, stupid, unnecessary piece of infrastructure they could possibly have devised. That will raise all sorts of issues. It is already steaming through...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Government Communication Service: Staff (13 Sep 2017)

John Hayes: ...by the Government Communications Service, but all of them are employed as civil servants in accordance with GCS standards. In addition, there are two further DfT civil servants who work in part on HS2 communications, but have additional responsibilities covering all the department’s policies.

Finance Bill (12 Sep 2017)

Mark Harper: ...areas of transport. I also welcome the conversations that my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Transport is having with colleagues in the north of England about significant investment that we could make on top of HS2 to connect cities in the north properly. My understanding is that if we see an agreed plan from Transport for the North, the Government will be very keen to fund...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line: Rolling Stock (12 Sep 2017)

Paul Maynard: A full economic appraisal has been carried out by HS2 Ltd. for the evaluation of the Phase 1/2a rolling stock fleet mix options in line with the HS2 Business Case modelling framework. The cost-benefit analysis confirmed the procurement of a single fleet of classic (or conventional) compatible trains is expected to deliver similar value for money to that of a mixed fleet solution.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line: York Station (12 Sep 2017)

Julian Sturdy: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what funding will be available to York Railway Station to handle HS2 services.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line: York Station (12 Sep 2017)

Julian Sturdy: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of York Railway Station's capacity to handle HS2 services.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed Two: Redundancy (12 Sep 2017)

Jon Trickett: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of the National Audit Office of 11 July 2017 on the 2016-17 Accounts of HS2 Ltd, whether HS2 Ltd's agreement to pay above approved levels for redundancy schemes has had consequences for the (a) structure, (b) management and (c) other aspects of that company.

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: 2nd Day (11 Sep 2017)

Cheryl Gillan: ...matter to ensure that the Government do not abuse their position or evade their responsibilities as a by-product of Brexit. The Ministers on the Front Bench will be particularly aware of my battles against HS2, which are well documented, and it is worth noting that even former very senior civil servants now virtually acknowledge that the Government went ahead with that monstrous project...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Iron and Steel: Procurement (11 Sep 2017)

Claire Perry: ...playing field. We published a steel pipeline in December 2016 which shows how the Government plans to use three million tonnes of steel until 2020 on infrastructure projects such as High Speed 2 (HS2), the construction of Hinkley Point, and the maintenance and upgrading of the UK’s motorway network. We plan to publish the pipeline annually.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Transport: Stafford (11 Sep 2017)

Jesse Norman: ...£24.3m for Stafford Western Access Route to ease congestion into the town centre and £6.5m towards a local sustainable transport package to improve access opportunities to employment, education and training. HS2 trains will serve the current station in Stafford. This will become an integrated high speed station where passengers can benefit from accessing the high speed network...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Midland Main Railway Line: Electrification (11 Sep 2017)

Paul Maynard: The route into Sheffield from the south will be electrified from Clay Cross Junction by 2033 for HS2 services from London. The Secretary of State confirmed this intention in the Houses of Parliament in July.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line: Behavioural Insights Team (11 Sep 2017)

Jon Trickett: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether HS2 Limited has worked with the Behavioural Insights Team.


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