HS2AA Kick Off £50,000 Fundraising Drive

Ahead of the hearing next Wednesday and Thursday  in the Supreme Court, HS2AA has launched its campaign to raise the £50,000 required to fund the hearing.

HS2AA is asking 1000 of  its supporters to donate £50 to HS2AA’s dedicated legal fund to ensure we achieve this target.

Donating couldn’t be easier. Supporters can

Donate easily using their credit or debit card here

Donate via online banking to the HS2AA Legal Fund Sort Code: 20-40-71. Account Number 83806812.

Send a cheque made out to HS2AA Ltd Legal Fund The Treasurer, HS2 Action Alliance, Lamb Cottage, Potter Row, Great Missenden, HP16 9LT.

All donations to the legal fund are ringfenced, with monies raised solely going on legal fees.

Anyone donating £50 or more will get a free HS2AA bin sticker or car  sticker-it’s our way of saying thank you.

Hilary Wharf, Director HS2AA said

“It’s an ambitious target and it comes at a critical moment in the campaign. We hope if you donated before or if you are new to the campaign you will be part of this fundraising effort. Its been thanks to the generosity of people across the country that we have got this far-so please help us finish what we started in the Supreme Court next week.

Notes to Editors

 

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Notes to editors:

  1. HS2AA is a national organisation making the powerful case against HS2. It is a not for profit organisation working with over 90 local groups who believe HS2 does not represent an effective answer to the UK’s transport, economic or environmental needs.
  2. HS2AA have focused on an evidenced-based approach to challenging the business case, the environmental case and compensation arrangements.
  3. HS2AA is wholly dependent on ordinary people across the country generously donating funds to pay for the legal cases they have brought to date.
  4. HS2AA’s case in the Supreme Court concerns whether or not the Strategic Environmental Assessment Regulations, a major piece of environmental law applies to the HS2 project.

For more information please contact:

Richard Houghton

Tel: 07803 178 037

Email: richardwhoughton@gmail.com