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High Speed 2 Railway Line: Compensation

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 153279, tabled on 11 February 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many claimants have been compensated by HS2 Ltd in relation to land and property interests affected by the route of Phase 1 of High Speed Two; and how many claimants' cases are estimated to be outstanding.

Answered on

22 February 2021

  • For Blight claims, 222 claimants have been compensated.
  • For Phase One non-statutory Schemes, 345 parties have been paid (Need to sell/ Exceptional Hardship/ Rural Support Zone)
  • For Phase 1 Access Licences, 1,552 claimants have received compensation
  • For Phase One Compulsory Purchase Order Claims, 1,002 claimants have received compensation, from 2,742 total separate payments.

Until the final number of notices have been served, and the claims received, the final number is not possible to forecast.