The Government has announced a further set of changes to the HS2 Bill. You may want to check that you are not adversely affected by any of them.
Bircham Dyson Bell (BDB) held a successful Business Breakfast with Simon Kirby, HS2’s Chief Executive Officer. The audience heard Simon talk about the benefits and future of high-speed rail across the country. Simon spoke about how the project could rebalance the economy by helping the North to reach its full...
It is already over 18 months since the HS2 Bill was introduced and it has not yet reached the half way mark.
With The Times writing about the election result having set the wheels rolling on HS2, Patrick McLoughlin’s first post-election speech too was used as an opportunity to talk up HS2.
The publication of two recent papers shows that HS2 is back on track when it comes to their communications at least. Despite a ropey start, HS2 is now communicating in a way that could build support for HS3 and beyond.
The Country Landowners Association and the National Farmers Union appeared before the HS2 Select Committee in November last year. They brought a number of points before the Committee on behalf of their members including the issue of temporary occupation of agricultural land.