High Speed Two: Legal Costs

Department for Transport written question – answered on 25th February 2019.

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

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 2 September 2016 to Question 44231 on High Speed Two: Legal Costs, how much has been disbursed from the public purse in legal fees for solicitors, parliamentary agents, barristers and their staff working on behalf of HS2 Ltd since that date.

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

The HS2 overall funding envelope is £55.7bn and we report annually via HS2 Ltd’s annual report and accounts on overall spending.

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