High Speed 2 Railway Line: Costs

(asked on 9th January 2020) - View Source

Question to the Department for Transport:

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of High Speed Two.


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Paul Maynard
This question was answered on 17th January 2020

The Oakervee Review has been tasked with rigorously examining HS2 Ltd’s costs and schedule. The Review findings and Government’s assessment of the likely costs of High Speed 2 will be published in due course.

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Recent Documents related to High Speed 2 Railway Line: Costs

1. Report - Progress in implementing National Audit Office recommendations: High Speed Two
10/06/2021 - National Audit Office

Found: Of˜ce recommendations: High˚Speed Two Department for Transport and High Speed Two Ltd The National Audit

2. Report - High Speed Two: A progress update
24/01/2020 - National Audit Office

Found: Auditor General Department for Transport and High Speed Two Ltd High Speed Two: A progress update HC 40

3. Summary - Progress in implementing National Audit Office recommendations: High Speed Two
10/06/2021 - National Audit Office

Found: Of˜ce recommendations: High˚Speed Two Department for Transport and High Speed Two Ltd 4 What this report

4. Progress with preparations for High Speed 2
10/06/2021 - National Audit Office

Found: General Department for Transport and HS2 Ltd Progress with preparations for High Speed 2 HC 235 SESSION

5. High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
15/08/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: High Speed Rail (West MidlandsCrewe) Bill HL Bill 193 of 201719 Summary The High Speed Rail (West

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to High Speed 2 Railway Line: Costs

1. Publicly Funded Infrastructure Projects
02/07/2019 - Grand Committee

1: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they take to provide Parliament with up to date cost and - Speech Link
2: concerning the information that Parliament and the public need about major projects. There is a lot of information - Speech Link

2. High Speed Rail (West Midlands-Crewe) Bill
09/11/2020 - Grand Committee

1: the Secretary of State has presented a bill to Parliament providing for the construction of a high-speed - Speech Link
2: Lord and his colleagues.We now come to the public interests at stake. The most important is clearly - Speech Link

3. Oral Answers to Questions
18/07/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: are talking about Government policy. If the Secretary of State wants to say something about Government policy - Speech Link
2: fitted with charge points, and we want all new public rapid charge points also to offer pay-as-you-go - Speech Link
3: sector investment to provide a self-sustaining public network that is affordable, reliable and accessible - Speech Link

4. HS2: Economic and Environmental Impact
16/11/2017 - Grand Committee

1: relatively unharmed. My first reason is to ask the Secretary of State, even at this stage, to undertake an - Speech Link

5. High Speed 2 (Economic Affairs Committee Report)
23/01/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: from the Economic Affairs Committee Rethinking High Speed 2 (6th Report, Session 2017-19, HL Paper 359) - Speech Link
2: Lord Hollick, raised serious questions about the cost of HS2, the methods used to appraise the project - Speech Link
3: between northern cities substantially. To give just two examples, the journey time from Liverpool to Manchester - Speech Link

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