Briefing: High Speed Rail update – Summer 2019

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
July 23, 2019
Ruth Bradshaw LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • costs
  • HS2 legislation
  • recent developments and reports
  • uncertainty over the project
Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance, Economy and Regeneration, Sustainability and Environmental issues, Transport
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High Speed Rail Update: Autumn 2015 (includes links to earlier related briefings

This briefing reports on recent key developments on the HS2 project, including an overview of a recent HofL’s Economic Affairs Committee report and an update on the progress of the enabling legislation for the project. HS2 is still highly contentious. Will the new PM have a different perspective on it?

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