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High Speed 2 Railway Line

Department for Transport written question – answered on 4th February 2020.

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Photo of Grahame Morris Grahame Morris Labour, Easington

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make an assessment of the economic effect of High Speed Two on people living in Easington constituency.

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

HS2 as planned has the potential to unlock significant investment in North East England. The project will integrate with Northern Powerhouse Rail and local transport, and will help to relieve congestion, improve reliability and speed up journey times between the North East with the Midlands and South.

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