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High Speed 2 Railway Line: Construction

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 147713, tabled on 2 February 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with representatives of the Environment Agency on the risk of environmental damage caused by HS2 construction work; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

8 February 2021

Department for Transport officials, HS2 Ltd and its contractors meet regularly with officials at the Environment Agency in relation to delivery of the HS2 works, and to ensure that any environmental risks are suitably mitigated. I also recently met with the Chair of the Environment Agency, as part of my regular engagement with the project’s key stakeholders.

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