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High Speed 2 Railway Line

Department for Transport written question – answered on 14th January 2020.

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Photo of Jonathan Edwards Jonathan Edwards Shadow PC Spokesperson (Treasury), Shadow PC Spokesperson (Transport), Shadow PC Spokesperson (Foreign Intervention), Shadow PC Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on productivity of reallocating funding from High Speed Two into Travel to Work area transport routes.

Photo of Paul Maynard Paul Maynard Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The Government commissioned Doug Oakervee to provide advice on how and whether to proceed with HS2. The Government will set out the next steps for High Speed 2 in due course including its consideration of alternatives.

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