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Question for Department for Transport

UIN 203648, tabled on 2 July 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when discussions were held between PwC and the Law Society, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, Council for Mortgages Lenders, National Association of Estate Agents and the Valuation Office Agency on the property bond prior to publication of the report, Analysis and advisory work on a potential property bond scheme for property owners affected by plans for HS2 dated March 2014 and published by HS2 Ltd as part of the response to the 2013 consultation on compensation.

Answered on

10 July 2014

Discussions between PWC and the aforementioned parties regarding the property bond proposed in the 2013 property compensation consultation took place on the following dates:

The Law Society – 20 January 2014

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors – 16 January 2014

The Council of Mortgage Lenders – 3 January 2014 and 13 January 2014

National Association of Estate Agents – 7 January 2014 and 31 January 2014

Valuation Office Agency – 27 January 2014 and 29 January 2014