High Speed 2 Railway Line: Nature Reserves

Transport written question – answered on 29th February 2012.

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Photo of Fiona Bruce Fiona Bruce Conservative, Congleton

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if she will consider all available information on (a) sites of environmental importance and (b) nature reserves and local wildlife sites when a preferred route for Phase Two of her Department's proposals for High Speed 2 is identified.

Photo of Justine Greening Justine Greening The Secretary of State for Transport

holding answer 28 February 2012

Sites of environmental importance, nature reserves and local wildlife sites will be considered in the accompanying appraisal of sustainability, which is appropriate for that stage of development. A more detailed environmental impact assessment would follow decisions on the ‘Y’ in much the same way as due process is being followed for the environmental impact assessment for phase 1.

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