To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has held with representatives of Fusion on the protection of wildlife on the 200 acres near Steeple Claydon due for clearance for High Speed Two.
27 February 2019
HS2 Ltd on behalf of the Secretary of State for Transport have been in regular dialogue with Fusion regarding vegetation clearance near Steeple Claydon. HS2 Ltd have carried out assurance on their contractors, including Fusion, to ensure that all relevant environmental due diligence has been followed. All direct and/or indirect HS2 activities have to comply with the Environmental Minimum Requirements as set out alongside the High Speed Rail (London to West Midland) Act 2017.