High Speed 2 Railway Line

Department for Transport written question – answered on 15th July 2021.

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Photo of Esther McVey Esther McVey Conservative, Tatton

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many villages the HS2 route travels through; and what recent assessment the Government has made of the impact on housing supply in those villages.

Photo of Andrew Stephenson Andrew Stephenson Assistant Whip, Minister of State (Department for Transport)

HS2 aims to avoid residential areas but HS2 Ltd does not categorise the different types of residential areas that lie along its route.

HS2 will act as a catalyst for growth and regeneration in and around the major cities it connects, creating opportunities to develop new homes in close proximity to station sites.

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No21 people think not

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