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High Speed 2 Line

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 4611, tabled on 29 June 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what proportion of trees used for ecological mitigation planting for High Speed 2 will be sourced from the UK.

Answered on

7 July 2015

The intention is for all trees to be UK grown, if possible. On the advice of the Forestry Commission and others, one third of the seed to come from the UK.