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High Speed 2 Railway Line

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 160055, tabled on 3 July 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what break clauses have been written into the contracts for High Speed Two contractors working on Phase One; and in what circumstances those clauses can be triggered.

Answered on

6 July 2018

There are break clauses in the contracts between HS2 and its suppliers. The precise wording is dependent upon a number of factors and is negotiated with individual suppliers on a case-by-case basis, taking account of all of the surrounding circumstances.

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