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High Speed 2 Railway Line

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 222617, tabled on 18 February 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish the (a) visits and (b) (i) dates and (ii) locations of those visits which Mark Thurston has undertaken with High Speed Two contractors.

Answered on

21 February 2019

To date HS2 Ltd has over 2,000 contracts with UK-registered businesses, of which 70% are SMEs. Mark Thurston regularly meets with contractors and businesses in the HS2 supply chain across the country. It would involve disproportionate cost to provide details of the large number of meetings in the two years that Mark Thurston has been Chief Executive Officer of HS2 Ltd.

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