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High Speed Two: Directors

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 73677, tabled on 14 July 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, who the newly appointed non-executive directors of HS2 are; and what their (a) responsibilities and (b) remuneration packages are.

Answered on

20 July 2020

The Secretary of State has appointed Ian King, Elaine Holt and Tom Harris. All non-executive directors are appointed to provide challenge and guidance to the Board, Chair and senior leadership at HS2, though each brings their own specialisms. Ian King has been appointed specifically to represent the government’s interests on the board.

Appointees are remunerated at £950 per day, on an assumption of a time commitment of two days per month.

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