To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many houses in Stafford constituency have been purchased by the (a) Need to Sell scheme, (b) Statutory Blight scheme, (c) Express Purchase scheme and (d) other schemes since each scheme was launched; and what the average cost is of each such purchase.
16 January 2018
The number and average value of houses purchased in the Stafford constituency broken down by HS2 scheme is as follows
Number of Homes Purchased
Average Value of Purchase
Exceptional Hardship Scheme (Note 1)
Need to Sell
Rural Support Zone Voluntary Purchase
Note 1 - In May 2016 the Exceptional Hardship Scheme was withdrawn for the Phase 2a section of HS2 when the Need to Sell scheme was confirmed for this part of the route.