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High Speed 2 Railway Line

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 45041, tabled on 5 September 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the total amount paid in compensation to people affected by the High Speed 2 project was in each of the last 12 months; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

12 September 2016

The total amount paid for land and property to people affected by the HS2 project in the last twelve months is £125,953,179 with a further £3,345,403 in compensation payments associated with the statutory blight regime. The combined total expenditure in the past 12 months was £129,298,582.

The monthly expenditure in the last year was as follows:

Month

Land and Property Expenditure

Statutory Blight Compensation

Sep-15

£5,296,600

£444,072

Oct-15

£6,781,500

£436,980

Nov-15

£10,988,700

£321,579

Dec-15

£12,969,010

£490,082

Jan-16

£8,581,370

£474,675

Feb-16

£8,856,450

Mar-16

£15,201,825

£251,119

Apr-16

£12,030,678

£346,051

May-16

£7,624,530

£237,814

Jun-16

£11,032,550

£242,986

Jul-16

£15,309,681

£5,604

Aug-16

£11,280,285

£94,441

Total

£125,953,179

£3,345,403