High Speed Two: Disclosure of Information

Department for Transport written question – answered on 15th January 2019.

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Photo of Antoinette Sandbach Antoinette Sandbach Conservative, Eddisbury

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, which local authorities have entered into non-disclosure agreements with High Speed Two Limited.

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

HS2 Ltd has entered into non-disclosure agreements – also known as confidentiality agreements - with a number of local authorities to enable the sharing of confidential or commercially sensitive information in connection with the delivery of HS2.

Disclosure concerning those agreements is subject to obligations of confidentiality but, to the extent I can identify local authorities, the following have entered into such agreements:

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Warwickshire County Council

Staffordshire County Council

Lichfield District Council

Stafford Borough Council

Cheshire East Council

Shropshire Council

Bolsover District Council

Erewash Borough Council

Trafford Borough Council

Cheshire East Council

Nottingham City Council

North East Derbyshire District Council

Bolsover District Council

Rushcliffe Borough Council

North Yorkshire County Council

Doncaster Borough Council

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Chesterfield Borough Council

Leeds City Council

Council of the City of Wakefield

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough council

North West Leicestershire District Council

Nottinghamshire County Council

Cheshire West & Chester Council

Warwickshire County Council

Tamworth Borough Council

Newcastle Under Lyme Borough Council

Stoke City Council;

Warrington Borough Council; and

Derbyshire County Council

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