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High Speed 2 Railway Line

Department for Transport written question – answered on 23rd November 2015.

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Photo of Dame Cheryl Gillan Dame Cheryl Gillan Conservative, Chesham and Amersham

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many people work on High Speed 2 in (a) his Department and (b) HS2 Ltd; and what the (i) grade, (ii) salary and (iii) location is of each such person.

Photo of Robert Goodwill Robert Goodwill Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

With regards to part (a), (i) and (ii) of the question, the High Speed Rail headcount for permanent full time equivalents (FTEs) currently in post in the Department is shown in the attached table 1. The salaries shown are average DfT Central salaries. All staff are located in Great Minister House in London.

With regards to part (b), (i), (ii) and (iii) of the question, the HS2 Ltd headcount for permanent full time equivalents (FTEs) currently in post is shown in the attached table 2. Table 2 also shows the split between staff based in London and in Birmingham, with salaries at each grade shown as averages.

Table 1 - DfT Staff (Excel SpreadSheet, 11.02 KB)
Table 2 - HS2 Staff (Excel SpreadSheet, 11.16 KB)

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