High Speed 2 Railway Line: Police

Department for Transport written question – answered on 16th September 2020.

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Photo of Lord Berkeley Lord Berkeley Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government how much HS2 Limited has paid to police forces along the HS2 route; and for what services any such payments were made.

Photo of Baroness Vere of Norbiton Baroness Vere of Norbiton Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

HS2 Ltd only has an Enhanced Police Service Agreement (EPSA) with the British Transport Police for a National Police Liaison Officer, an Analyst and an Intelligence Researcher. This function supports strategic and tactical coordination across all forces that the route will pass through. The costs for the EPSA so far are as follows:

· 2016/17: £31,261.26

· 2017/18: £100,185.95

· 2018/19: £104,803.18

· 2019/20: £125,782

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