High Speed 2 Railway Line

Department for Transport written question – answered on 29th April 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, which Minister in his Department authorised the establishment of a national police group to guard High Speed Two.

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

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of the additional police required to guard High Speed Two under the enhanced police service agreement in which HS2 Ltd pay for that service.

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

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what funding his Department will provide for the special police force planned for policing the construction of High Speed Two.

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

There is no National Police Group established to guard HS2 and there is no special police force planned for policing the construction of HS2.

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