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High Speed Two: Redundancy Pay

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 109374, tabled on 24 October 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when and by whom his Department was informed that unauthorised redundancy payments of £1.76 million had been paid out by HS2 Ltd.

Answered on

30 October 2017

The Department was first notified of a potential issue around the HS2 redundancy schemes during the course of the NAO audit. In producing their report, the NAO required access to confidential redundancy data. The full extent of the issue was not identified until their work was completed in July 2017.

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