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High Speed 2 Railway Line: Compensation

Department for Transport written question – answered on 20th May 2019.

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Photo of Keir Starmer Keir Starmer Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the timeframe is for the (a) announcement and (b) opening of applications for the Prolonged Disturbance Compensation Scheme.

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

The Government expects to make an announcement this summer, subject to final approval of the policy within government. The launch of the scheme is tied into the start of permanent construction works, which will trigger the requirements for the scheme.

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