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Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Merseyside (23 Apr 2018)

Jo Johnson: ...and connectivity for rail services from Liverpool City Region to Warrington, Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly. It also provides the potential for faster services from Liverpool to London via HS2. We are working closely with TfN to assess a range of options to inform the Strategic Outline Business Case for NPR due at the end of this year.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: West Coast Main Line (19 Apr 2018)

Barry Sheerman: The Secretary of State knows well that I believe that HS2 is a vanity project that will never come to fruition. He knows that my constituents in the booming town of Huddersfield, which he visited recently, have access to the west coast line and the east coast line, but most of all they want a good trans-Pennine connection everywhere.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: HS2: Chesterfield Canal Land Purchase (19 Apr 2018)

HS2: Chesterfield Canal Land Purchase

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Rail Freight (19 Apr 2018)

Layla Moran: Residents in north Oxford are gravely concerned about the increase in rail freight and particularly the possibility of the line being used to construct HS2. Children are already shaken out of their beds in the middle of the night because of freight trains. Will the Minister consent to meet me to discuss the concerns and, critically, the solutions, which include monitoring and speed reductions...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions (19 Apr 2018)

Maggie Throup: Will the Secretary of State visit Long Eaton as a matter of urgency to visit those property owners directly affected by HS2, some of whom are facing the prospect of being tens of thousands of pounds out of pocket? Will he reaffirm his commitment to the House today that no one will lose out as a result of HS2?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line: Crofton (17 Apr 2018)

Jon Trickett: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether HS2 Ltd has made an assessment of the area that would potentially be affected by debris in the event of a high-speed incident at the point where HS2 will pass through Crofton.

Welsh Ministers (Transfer of Functions) (Railways) Order 2018 - Motion to Approve (16 Apr 2018)

Baroness Sugg: ...Government agree that this is a final settlement between the two Governments in relation to the costs, so they will not subsequently seek further UK Government funding for that. The noble Lord, Lord Jones, mentioned HS2 and Crewe. HS2 will significantly benefit Wales through faster journey times between north Wales and London via Crewe. We continue to support the vision for a Crewe hub...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: West Coast Railway Line: Trains (9 Apr 2018)

Lord Berkeley: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to ensure that the Pendolino trains currently operating on the West Coast Main Line will be able to operate on the HS2 line, at least during times of maintenance or disruption of the West Coast Main Line.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line: Franchises (4 Apr 2018)

Baroness Randerson: To ask Her Majesty's Government which companies are competing for the HS2 franchise; and whether they have any plans to reconsider the process of letting that franchise.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Department for Transport: Hedgehogs (28 Mar 2018)

Nusrat Ghani: HS2 Ltd has worked closely with the Royal Parks and the Zoological Society for London on the development of an Ecological Mitigation Plan with the aim of lessening the impact on the local wildlife population. HS2 is the first project of this kind to have developed measures aimed at protecting hedgehogs. In addition, the Department for Transport is currently exploring the options for a...

Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Government Procurement: Small Businesses (28 Mar 2018)

Oliver Dowden: My hon. Friend raises an important point. Small businesses throughout the country create millions of jobs and it is important that they are able to access large contracts such as HS2. Public sector contracts are advertised on the Contracts Finder website, which is free and easy to use, and bidders can request information as they need it. I encourage businesses in my hon. Friend’s...

Rail Announcement (27 Mar 2018)

Chris Grayling: back to the Government. Let us allow it to carry on succeeding. That is what we are aiming to do. We are setting a path that will lead us to what I hope will be a fantastic new world for Britain’s railways when HS2 opens after 2026.

Written Answers — Treasury: Public Expenditure: Scotland (26 Mar 2018)

Douglas Chapman: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if Barnett consequentials will be made available to the Scottish Government to reflect the investment made by the UK Government in HS2 in England.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Carillion (22 Mar 2018)

Jon Trickett: ...of State for Transport, if he will publish the (a) questions and (b) answers in the financial section of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire completed by Carillion in respect of the contracts for HS2 awarded in July 2017.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (21 Mar 2018)

Lord Berkeley: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Sugg on 6 March (HL5576), whether any of the following items are included in the long-term fund envelope for HS2 phase 1: (1) the associated roadworks necessary for the Birmingham interchange station around the M6, M42 and A45; (2) the people carrier between Birmingham Curzon Street station and adjacent areas; (3) the...

Petition - Closure of Local RBS Branches in and Around Aberfeldy: Greater Manchester Metrolink (20 Mar 2018)

Jim McMahon: ...Powerhouse was very much in the spirit of working together across party political lines in order to get the best outcome for Greater Manchester, but I made a point at that meeting that, when HS2 is in place, it will take the same amount of time to get from Manchester to London as it does to get from Royton to Trafford Park. Those local connections are vital if we want the economy to thrive.

Local Infrastructure (East Midlands) (20 Mar 2018)

Patrick McLoughlin: From the hon. Gentleman’s previous experience in Manchester, he will know that HS2 and the whole concept of the Northern powerhouse, which was pushed heavily by the previous Chancellor, are very important. In the hon. Gentleman’s area, there will be one of the biggest upgrades of Northern Rail in the next eight or nine months, with brand new rolling stock—something that was...

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