February 2016

3 Key Things: The HS2 House of Commons Select Committee Report

Late last night the House of Commons Select Committee which has been examining the Hybrid Bill that will facilitate the construction and operation of Phase One of HS2 released its final report. The Report sets out the Committee’s conclusions following 160 days of hearing evidence from petitioners and the scheme promoter HS2 Limited during the […]

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HS2 House of Commons Select Committee – What next?

  After looking into the lessons we can take from the HS2 Select Committee, it’s time to ask: what can we expect from its HS2 Select Committee Report? From a selfish point of view, and for the sake of a number of our long-suffering clients, we are hoping that the Report will deliver some clear […]

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HS2 House of Commons Select Committee – What have we learnt?

Remember April 2014?  Nick Clegg was Deputy Leader, Ed Miliband was leading the opposition, Mr Probz was number one in the charts and David Moyes was manager of Manchester United. That same month, six Members of Parliament were sworn in as members of the House of Commons Select Committee to examine the High Speed 2 […]

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