High Speed Two: Staff

Department for Transport written question – answered on 14th June 2018.

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Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many staff worked for HS2 Ltd in each of the last eight years.

Photo of Nusrat Ghani Nusrat Ghani Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport), Assistant Whip (HM Treasury)

The total number of staff directly employed by HS2 Ltd in each of the last eight years is as follows:

Financial Year

Number of Direct HS2 Staff

2010 - 2011

24

2011 - 2012

42

2012 - 2013

178

2013 - 2014

380

2014 - 2015

527

2015 - 2016

918

2016 - 2017

1249

2017 - 2018

1346

These figures show the number that were employed in each financial year. It varies slightly from published figures contained in the Annual Report and Accounts and the Corporate Plan as this table only includes Employees, Graduates and Apprentices and is not net of people who have left in the Financial year.

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