High Speed 2 Line

Department for Transport written question – answered on 21st March 2023.

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Photo of Tan Dhesi Tan Dhesi Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with local leaders in (a) Manchester, (b) Birmingham and (c) Crewe on the recently announced delays to HS2.

Photo of Huw Merriman Huw Merriman Minister of State (Department for Transport)

Following last week’s announcement the Secretary of State and I held a number of meetings with key stakeholders engaged in the project. The Mayors of the West Midlands and Greater Manchester and council leaders from Birmingham, Manchester and Cheshire East were invited to engage in these discussions.

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