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Phase 2 Consultation and EHS scheme launched

 HS2 Ltd started the consultation on the proposed Phase 2 route today, more details including links to maps & documents […]

HS2AA Submit Response to Phase 1 Environmental Consultation

HS2AA submitted to HS2 Ltd its submission to the consultation on the Draft Environmental Statement. Hilary Wharf, Director HS2AA said “The […]

HS2AA Presenting evidence to High Speed (Preparation) Bill Committee

Emma Crane, Parliamentary Liaison Director , HS2 Action Alliance, presented evidence to the High Speed (Preparation) Bill Committee  today highlighting […]

YouGov’s opinion poll shows support for HS2 dropping

YouGov’s opinion poll (3-4 July 2013) on attitudes towards HS2 shows that public support for the project is down seven points […]

HS2’s Revised Benefit Cost Ratio Fails Philip Hammond’s Test

Government failed to give the new BCR for HS2 on announcing the massive £10bn increase in cost. HS2AA can now […]

HS2 cost is now £42.6bn including contingency (over £50bn in 2013 prices)

HS2AA response was “This increase in cost comes as no surprise. HS2 has failed every test of public scrutiny it’s […]

HS2 should head the list of spending cuts

On Government’s own analysis HS2 does not make economic sense and is bad value for money – even aside from […]

HS2AA Communicate With MPs Prior to Vote on HS2 Paving Bill

As MPs prepare to vote on the HS2 Paving Bill HS2AA e-mail them a briefing and each MP receives their new blank cheque, […]

Better ways to spend £33bn

The New Economics Foundation  released its major study into HS2 that concludes there are better ways to spend £33bn. See their […]

Essential facts about HS2

With Government debating their HS2 Preparation Bill, HS2AA think it’s timely to remind MPs, Lords and members of the public […]