Useful links

With thanks to Andrea Polden.

 

 

https://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2017-07-20.6379.h&s%5D#g6389.q2

High Speed Trains: 8 Sep 2017: Hansard Written Answers – TheyWorkForYou

www.theyworkforyou.com

TheyWorkForYou is a website which makes it easy to keep track of your local MP’s activities.

 

 

https://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2017-07-20.6385.h&s%5D#g6385.q0

High Speed 2 Railway Line: Scotland: 6 Sep 2017: Hansard Written Answers – TheyWorkForYou

www.theyworkforyou.com

TheyWorkForYou is a website which makes it easy to keep track of your local MP’s activities.

 

 

 

 

Phase 1:

 

 

http://www.bostonstandard.co.uk/news/could-dig-answer-flinders-mystery-1-8141241

 

 

 

Phase 2b:

 

 

http://www.jontrickett.org.uk/hs2_phase_2b_westminster_hall_debate

 

 

 

Carillion:

 

 

http://news.sky.com/story/crisis-hit-carillion-faces-new-blow-with-finance-chiefs-exit-11029967

 

 

 

Events:

 

 

http://www.creweguardian.co.uk/news/15524489.Find_out_more_about_HS2_plans/ – also published by other local papers

 

 

 

Northern Powerhouse:

 

 

http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/northern-powerhouse-danger-becoming-obsessed-13590264

 

 

Phase 2b – western route:

 

 

http://www.knutsfordguardian.co.uk/news/15509184.Tatton_MP_puts_the_case_for_opening_mid_Cheshire_links_to_the_rail_minister/ – also published by other local papers

Tatton MP puts the case for opening mid Cheshire links to the rail ministerwww.knutsfordguardian.co.ukA GOVERNMENT minister has vowed to pursue unlocking rail lines in Knutsford and mid Cheshire following a meeting with residents, businesses and…

 

 

 

 

HS3 / Northern Powerhouse:

 

 

http://www.paulsalveson.org.uk/2017/09/03/low-speed-thoughts-on-high-speed-rail/

 

 

https://www.ippr.org/news-and-media/comment/it-s-time-for-crossrail-north

 

 

 

 

Other:

 

 

https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/company/06791686/officers – HIGH SPEED TWO (HS2) LIMITED – Officers

 

http://www.express.co.uk/life-style/property/847518/property-news-buy-a-new-home-london-Woodford-Leytonstone-Redbridge

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4846830/Ambitious-flying-train-travel-2-500MPH.html

 

 

 

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2460838 – Constitutionalizing Constitutional Law/ HS2 by Paul P. Craig / SSRN – older, but not seen before

 

 

 

 

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/business/business-letters-september-3-hyperloop-j0rj0lkx8

Memo to Policy North- create your own wealth

 

 

 

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/half-of-residents-hoping-to-sell-a-home-near-hs2-are-rejected-f363jrmx2

Half of residents hoping to sell a home near HS2 are rejected

 

 

 

https://www.ft.com/content/939ae8da-90b7-11e7-a9e6-11d2f0ebb7f0

Philip Hammond in ‘Northern Powerhouse’ push

 

 

 

 

http://www.conservativewoman.co.uk/andrew-tettenborn-binning-hs2-boost-britain-100-billion/

 

 

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/daniel-hannan-says-hs2-waste-money

 

 

https://beleben.wordpress.com/2017/08/02/on-the-back-of-a-funding-envelope/

 

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/03/stop-holiday-addicted-travel-government-journeys

 

http://stophs2.org/news/17194-expect-hs2

 

 

https://buyingbusinesstravel.com/feature/0327528-mystery-buyer-can-train-take-strain

 

 

 

Phase 1:

 

http://stophs2.org/news/17202-grayling-were-spending-take-expensive-railway-world

 

 

http://www.thechamberlainfiles.com/mayor-looks-to-shaw-up-congestion-cutting-promise/

 

 

http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/coventry-bank-holiday-rail-passengers-13421102

 

https://coventryobserver.co.uk/news/west-midlands-mayors-action-plan-to-tackle-congestion-in-coventry-solihull-and-region-1699/

 

https://www.expressandstar.com/news/politics/2017/08/03/mayor-meets-pm-over-second-devo-deal/

 

 

http://www.lichfieldmercury.co.uk/staffordshire-police-warning-over-bogus-hs2-officials-targeting-farms-in-the-lichfield-area/story-30468400-detail/story.html

 

 

 

Phase 2a:

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/crewe-hub-options-for-building-on-existing-connectivity – updated 3/8/17 – Details of public events added

 

 

https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/transport/2017/08/02/hs2-council-concerns-over-extra-traffic-in-shropshire/

Phase 2b – western route:

 

 

http://www.northwichguardian.co.uk/news/15442463.Tatton_MP_secures_meeting_to_look_at_improving_transport_links_in_the_area/ – also published by other local papers

 

 

 

 

HS2 Contracts:

 

 

https://tunneltalk.com/UK-High-Speed-Rail-17Jul2017-HS2-civil-contract-awards.php

 

 

 

 

HS2 Stations:

 

 

http://www.constructionmanagermagazine.com/news/top-architects-vie-hs2-station-design-work/

 

 

 

 

Disparity of Transport Programmes:

 

 

http://www.heraldscotland.com/opinion/15443078.Letters__Britain_badly_needs_a_joined_up_transport_policy/

 

 

 

 

Electrification:

 

 

http://www.railpage.com.au/news/s/bimode-trains-in-prospect-as-hs2-northern-routes-confirmed

 

 

 

 

Northern Powerhouse:

 

 

http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/transport/mayor-in-call-for-greater-devolution-to-uk-cities-1-8679370

 

 

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/615153/Rural_support_zone_guidance_and_application_form.pdf – 25 pages

 

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hs2-phase-one-exceptional-hardship-scheme-applications-statistics – updated 9/6/17

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/568944/NTS_Panel_membership_Nov_2016.pdf – 3 pages

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/568959/Need_to_sell_scheme_-_panel_guidancev.pdf – 19 pages

 

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hs2-contract-opportunities – updated 9/6/17

 

 

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/environmental-minimum-requirements – updated 9/6/17

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/618074/General_principles.pdf – 9 pages

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/593592/Code_of_Construction_Practice.pdf – 99 pages

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/593594/Planning_Memorandum.pdf – 15 pages

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/593595/Heritage_Memorandum.pdf – 14 pages

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/593596/Environmental_Memorandum.pdf – 20 pages

 

 

 

 

Phase 1:

 

https://hs2ineuston.commonplace.is/news

 

 

http://www.machinery-market.co.uk/news/17747/Birmingham-Airport-considers-HS2-terminal

 

 

 

 

General Election Results:

 

http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/erewash-s-re-elected-conservative-mp-maggie-throup-pledges-better-hs2-deal-for-area/story-30380669-detail/story.html

 

http://www.nottinghampost.com/hs2-pledge-as-conservatives-hold-erewash/story-30380740-detail/story.html

 

http://www.ilkestonadvertiser.co.uk/news/general-election-2017-ilkeston-s-re-elected-conservative-mp-bids-for-better-hs2-deal-for-erewash-1-8586888

 

 

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/15337513.General_Election_2017_LIVE__Results__reaction_and_comment_as_the_nation_decides/

 

 

https://www.transport-network.co.uk/Election-fallout-Will-transport-schemes-be-hit/14144

 

 

 

 

Other:

 

http://www.digit.fyi/hyperloop-one-edinburgh-london-50-minutes/

 

 

http://www.hilltop-products.co.uk/news/high-speed/

http://www.bucksfreepress.co.uk/news/15333255.General_Election_2017__Epsom_and_Ewell_candidates_face_off_in__Question_Time_style__hustings/

 

http://www.watfordobserver.co.uk/news/15333377.General_Election_2017__We_interview_Watford_s_Parliamentary_hopefuls_to_discuss_the_big_issues/ – also published by other local papers

 

http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/live-election-hustings-tonight-at-bbc-radio-leicester/story-30374585-detail/story.html

 

http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/june2017/2017/06/10-car-crash-election-interviews-tory-politicians

 

http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/election-letters-a-quick-summary-of-our-policies-1-7995481

 

http://www.gazetteseries.co.uk/news/15334013.Five_reasons_why_you_should_vote_for_me__Stroud_MP_candidates_give_final_pitches/

 

http://www.cambrian-news.co.uk/article.cfm?id=114772&headline=Election%20candidates’%20plans%20to%20improve%20the%20lives%20of%20residents&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2017

 

http://www.hertsad.co.uk/news/general-election-2017-read-each-st-albans-candidate-s-pitch-to-be-your-next-mp-1-5052144

 

https://www.motoringresearch.com/car-news/conservative-party-motorists-fairfueluk

 

http://www.mancunianmatters.co.uk/content/070676691-general-election-2017-forget-brexit-leigh-wants-lexit

 

http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/15330405.Everything_you_need_to_know_about_why_Warrington_North___s_candidates_are_standing_ahead_of_Thursday___s_election/

http://www.jontrickett.org.uk/are_hs2_demanding_access_to_your_property

 

https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/jontrickett/pages/466/attachments/original/1493897869/HS2letter.pdf?1493897869

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-4457888/Theresa-May-commits-delivering-HS2-rail-link.html

Theresa May commits to delivering HS2 rail linkwww.dailymail.co.ukThere had been speculation the Prime Minister would drop the new north-south railway from the Conservatives´ General Election manifesto.

 

 

 

 

NCHSR:

 

 

http://www.machinery-market.co.uk/news/17345 – British Steel support for HS2 College

British Steel support for HS2 College – Machinery Market Newswww.machinery-market.co.ukBritish Steel (britishsteel.co.uk) has donated 200m of rail track to the yet-to-be-opened National College for High Speed Rail in Birmingham. The campus — being developed on the bank of the Grand Union Canal — will train more than 1,300 students per year once it reaches full capacity. Alongside another campus in Doncaster, it is scheduled to be completed this summer; both will open their doors to students in September.

 

 

 

 

Train manufacturers

 

 

http://www.express.co.uk/travel/articles/798644/HS2-trains-High-Speed-2-rail-network-wider-seats-passengers-fat

 

https://www.pressreader.com/uk/daily-express/20170501/282020442192745 – this is the same article as the above with a different title: ‘Wider seats for HS2 passengers as they get fatter’

 

http://eu-n.info/en/train-seats-need-to-be-wider-to-fit-obese-passengers-hs2-boss-says/

 

http://www.scunthorpetelegraph.co.uk/hs2-launch-2-75-billion-contract-to-design-trains-for-the-project/story-30301041-detail/story.html

 

 

 

Other:

 

 

https://beleben.wordpress.com/2016/03/21/chiltern-electrification-versus-hs2/

 

 

http://thenantwichnews.co.uk/2017/05/01/nantwich-law-firm-beswicks-wins-legal-battle-over-hs2-land/

 

 

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/prime-minister-theresa-vows-spend-12971625

 

 

https://www.transportxtra.com/publications/local-transport-today/news/53369/west-midlands-movement-for-growth-plan-aims-to-steer-3-4bn-of-transport-investment

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/headline-hxqlg98qd

We must not destroy the environmental protections the EU has helped make

 

 

 

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/brexit-negotiations-and-supporting-the-uk-vbx2xvsnl

Brexit negotiations and supporting the UK

Sir, The publication of the EU’s Brexit negotiating objectives coincided with the latest UK growth figures (“Squeeze on spending puts growth in slow lane”, Business, Apr 29). That juxtaposition questions the wisdom of committing to HS2 and its £56 billion cost. We might prefer to husband our resources against the “divorce” settlement and other headwinds. Paul Bowen Aylesbury, Bucks

 

General Election:

 

http://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2017/04/john-oconnell-the-tory-manifesto-it-should-commit-to-scrapping-hs2-ending-the-triple-lock-and-reforming-the-nhs.html – see also the Survey in Joe’s urgent message below

 

http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/transport-minister-dismisses-hs2-cancelled-speculation-1-8509129

 

https://www.pressreader.com/uk/yorkshire-post/20170425/281616715255141 – Minister insists HS2 will not be cancelled

 

http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/15242873.Bradford_Labour_MP_calls_on_Tories_to_reiterate_support_for_HS2_amid_reports_of___39_pause__39__plan/

 

http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/live-west-midlands-mayor-debate-12927334 – see comments at 18:26

 

 

 

 

HS2 / CH2M / Mace

 

http://www.cityam.com/263505/hs2-ramps-up-conflict-interest-checks-bidding-process

 

 

 

 

Train Manufacturers:

 

https://www.insidermedia.com/insider/national/hs2-opens-call-for-train-manufacturer

 

 

 

 

West Coast Partnership franchise:

 

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/apr/25/virgin-stagecoach-sncf-hs2-bid-first-group

 

http://www.bucksfreepress.co.uk/news/15243928.Virgin_Trains_and_French_operator_SNCF_to_jointly_bid_for_HS2_franchise/ – Press Association syndicated article

 

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/virgin-trains-and-frances-sncf-to-jointly-bid-for-hs2-franchise-35651837.html

 

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/row-as-french-rail-firm-sncf-launches-bid-to-run-london-to-birmingham-hs2-services-a3522966.html

 

http://www.scotsman.com/news/transport/stagecoach-goes-head-to-head-with-first-for-hs2-1-4428885

 

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/virgin-trains-stagecoach-join-forces-frances-sncf-bid-hs2-franchise-1618521

 

http://www.expressandstar.com/news/transport-news/2017/04/25/french-rail-giant-sncf-joins-virgin-trains-west-coast-main-line-bid-team/

 

http://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2017/04/25/virgin-trains-and-french-operator-sncf-to-jointly-bid-for-hs2-franchise/

 

http://www.railwaygazette.com/news/single-view/view/stagecoach-and-sncf-lead-virgin-branded-bid-for-hs2-operations.html

 

http://www.railtechnologymagazine.com/Rail-News/virgin-and-stagecoach-join-with-sncf-on-hs2-wcp-franchise-bid

 

http://www.railjournal.com/index.php/high-speed/sncf-joins-virgin-and-stagecoach-for-west-coast-partnership-bid.html

 

https://www.railnews.co.uk/news/2017/04/25-sncf-joins-bid-for-west.html

 

http://www.rmt.org.uk/news/virgin-and-stagecoach-hook-up-with-french-state-over-hs2/

 

http://www.cityam.com/263469/virgin-and-stagecoach-team-up-french-state-owned-rail

 

http://www.itv.com/news/central/update/2017-04-25/virgin-trains-and-french-operator-sncf-to-jointly-bid-for-hs2-franchise/

 

http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/2017-04-25/virgin-frances-sncf-to-jointly-bid-for-hs2-franchise/

 

http://www.birminghampost.co.uk/business/business-news/virgin-trains-teams-up-french-12942621

 

https://www.globalrailnews.com/2017/04/25/virgin-and-stagecoach-partner-with-sncf-for-west-coast-franchise-bid/

 

https://www.insidermedia.com/insider/national/stagecoach-and-virgin-submit-bid-for-rail-franchise

 

http://www.insider.co.uk/news/stagecoach-joins-forces-virgin-sncf-10290105

 

http://www.lse.co.uk/AllNews.asp?code=2m0dsxrg&headline=Stagecoach_And_Virgin_Join_SNCF_For_UK_West_Coast_Rail_Franchise_Bid

 

http://www.lse.co.uk/AllNews.asp?code=js31nfy3&headline=EXTRA_Stagecoach_Teams_Up_To_Bid_For_UK_West_Coast_Rail_Franchise

 

http://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176848/stagecoach-virgin-trains-and-sncf-combine-to-bid-for-west-coast-rail-franchise

 

https://www.digitallook.com/news/market-live-email/whitbread-beats-profit-forecasts-virgin-and-stagecoach-team-up-with-sncf–2636499.html

 

https://www.digitallook.com/news/news-and-announcements/stagecoach-virgin-and-sncf-team-up-for-west-coast-partnership-rail-franchise-bid–2636492.html

 

http://www.stockmarketwire.com/article/5536505/Stagecoach-Virgin-link-with-SNCF-for-rail-franchise-bid.html

 

http://www.nasdaq.com/article/stagecoach-virgin-join-sncf-for-west-coast-partnership-rail-franchise-bid-20170425-00103

 

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hs2-contract-opportunities – updated 13/4/17

HS2 contract opportunities – GOV.UKwww.gov.uk Find information about contracts awarded directly by HS2 Ltd, including the status of current and future opportunities. Details on live direct procurements and …

http://www.bucksfreepress.co.uk/news/15219564.MP_celebrating_25_years_praises__fantastic__constituency_with__kind_and_generous__people/

MP celebrating 25 years praises ‘fantastic’ constituency with ‘kind and generous’ peoplewww.bucksfreepress.co.uk A south Bucks MP, who is celebrating 25 years in the role, has spoken out about her “fantastic” constituency and its “kind and generous”…

https://hs2andtheenvironment.wordpress.com/2017/04/13/good-news-for-voles-part-3/       Phase 1 Station Design:     http://www.dudleynews.co.uk/news/15224399.National_news__HS2_rail_project_seeks_architects__designers_and_developers/ – syndicated article   https://www.transportxtra.com/publications/local-transport-today/news/53180/hs2-seeks-station-designers-as-peer-calls-for-audit-of-costs – subscriber access only, not available from Google       Air Pollution:     http://camdennewjournal.com/article/with-hs2-the-health-concerns-of-air-pollution-must-be-addressed-for-camden-people       Ancient Woodland:     http://www.hucknalldispatch.co.uk/news/new-report-says-hs2-will-destroy-ancient-hucknall-woods-1-8490566       CH2M / Mace / HS2:     http://www.northwichguardian.co.uk/yoursay/letters/15223631.Has_it_been_evaluated_/ – also published by other local papers       Crossrail 2 & HS2:     http://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/london-and-south-east-councils-unite-to-back-crucial-crossrail-2-a3514341.html   http://www.chingfordtimes.co.uk/article.cfm?id=108503&headline=London%20councils%20call%20on%20government%20for%20Crossrail%20two%20backing%20-%20connecting%20Tottenham%20Hale%20and%20South%20West%20London&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2017   https://transport-network.co.uk/London-and-SE-councils-tell-Govt-to-commit-to-Crossrail-2/13994       Engineering Skills / Education:     http://www.railmagazine.com/news/network/new-institute-for-high-speed-rail-engineering-at-leeds   https://www.matchtech.com/Rail-remains-upbeat-over-future     http://www.blmforum.net/mag/steel-donation-will-help-create-rail-engineers-of-the-future/     http://www.lincolnshirelive.co.uk/lincolnshire-s-manufacturing-diversity-is-putting-it-on-the-map/story-30135456-detail/story.html       Events:     https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee0odulkf1989f82&oseq=&c=&ch=   https://www.gbslepgrowthhub.co.uk/events/hs2-enabling-works-meet-the-contractor-day   http://ihbconline.co.uk/newsachive/?p=15380 – Reminder deadline 18 April for IHBC member opportunity for HS2       HS2 Costs:     http://www.wakefieldexpress.co.uk/news/your-say/letter-hs2-millstone-1-8489732   https://www.transportxtra.com/publications/local-transport-today/news/53171/hs2-easier-to-cost-accurately-than-rail-enhancements- – subscriber access only, not available from Google       Train Manufacturers:     http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/why-derby-s-bombardier-is-no-stranger-to-working-with-rivals/story-30266861-detail/story.html       Other:   http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/whats-on/music-nightlife-news/citys-first-three-day-rock-12884102     http://www.vikieshanks.com/hs2-a-catastrophic-white-elephant-thats-trampling-all-over-us-and-you/     http://camdennewjournal.com/article/now-we-are-leaving-the-eu-lets-ditch-its-hs2-plan-too     http://money.cnn.com/2017/04/12/technology/germany-hydrogen-powered-train/index.html     http://www.winsfordguardian.co.uk/yoursay/letters/15223542.We___re_not_all_in_it_together/ – also published by other local papers     http://www.derbyshiretimes.co.uk/news/chesterfield-champion-the-locals-are-warm-open-and-very-down-to-earth-1-8492694     https://solihullobserver.co.uk/news/borough-mps-issue-hands-off-our-greenbelt-warning-to-wmca-candidate/     http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/yoursay/letters/15220322.Car_park_charges_idea_is_a_cash_cow/ –  also published by other local papers     https://www.journalism.co.uk/media-jobs/news-editor-construction-news/s75/a702612/     http://www.birminghampost.co.uk/news/regional-affairs/west-midlands-traffic-jams-mayor-12891192     http://www.eurekamagazine.co.uk/design-engineering-features/technology/exciting-times-ahead-as-spacex-inspires-uk-to-join-space-race/153792/     https://www.buyassociation.co.uk/2017/04/13/strong-northern-housing-market/         https://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/news/weston-williamson-picked-for-hs2s-east-midlands-hub/10019058.article Weston Williamson picked for HS2’s East Midlands Hub       http://www.hortweek.com/major-infrastructure-opportunities-landscapers/landscape/article/1430382 Major infrastructure opportunities for landscapers       https://www.constructionnews.co.uk/events/cn-summit/top-clients-sign-up-to-cn-summit-2017/10018828.article Top clients sign up to CN Summit 2017       Sarah Green has sent a link to the Colne Valley event held on 8 April: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2lT9SjYtc8&t=19s – Dance for the Trees/Stop HS2 – 8:43 minutes   https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/transport-committee/inquiries/parliament-2015/hs2-ch2m-contract-16-17/

HS2: CH2M contract one-off sessionwww.parliament.ukTransport Committee’s one-off evidence session on CH2M’s decision to withdraw HS2 contract

http://stophs2.org/news/16875-landowner-wins-compensation-court-battle-hs2

Landowner Wins Compensation Court Battle Against HS2stophs2.orgA landowner has won a landmark tribunal on compensation rights against HS2 Ltd, who were trying to claim that not all of their landholding should be bought out by Government. The Lands Tribunal has come down in favour of an unnamed Landowner after two day …

Phase 1 Station Design:     http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-balfour-beatty-crrc-nanjing-puzhen-rail-transport-hs2-5785304       Ancient Woodland:     http://www.tamworthherald.co.uk/calls-to-rethink-hs2-route-or-risk-losing-irreplaceable-woods/story-30267317-detail/story.html       CH2M / Mace / HS2:     http://www.northwichguardian.co.uk/news/15223529.Government_quizzed_by_Mid_Cheshire_Against_HS2_over_withdrawal_of_firm/ – also published by other local papers               https://hs2andtheenvironment.wordpress.com/2017/04/09/good-news-for-voles-part-2/       https://prestudentconversation.wordpress.com/2017/04/07/ethical-arguments-around-hs2/ – pretty pointless to use figures of the cost of Phase 1 from 2013 – £19.4bn!!!

Ethical arguments around HS2prestudentconversation.wordpress.comConstruction of a new high speed railway line through predominantly rural [1] areas, with stage 1 linking London to Birmingham. Phase 1’s cost is estimated at £19.4 billion [2] and is funded by gov…

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/apr/09/john-mcdonnell-blames-media-and-internal-splits-for-labours-poll-misery           https://www.ft.com/content/f38eb0c6-0329-11e7-aa5b-6bb07f5c8e12 Closing the gender gap needs support from the boss   https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hs2-design-vision

HS2 Design Vision – GOV.UKwww.gov.ukThis Design Vision sets out the role that design can play in making High Speed Two a catalyst for growth across Britain.

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/607020/HS2_Design_Vision_Booklet.pdf – 26 pages     https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hs2-phase-one-exceptional-hardship-scheme-applications-statistics – updated 6/4/17   https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/568944/NTS_Panel_membership_Nov_2016.pdf – 3 pages   https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/568959/Need_to_sell_scheme_-_panel_guidancev.pdf – 19 pages       https://cedrec.com/whats-new/summary/regulation/si/26032/index_s.htm     http://www.ukconstructionmedia.co.uk/news/construction-news/releases-latest-regional-hs2-ebooks/         Phase 2:     http://www.tamworthherald.co.uk/villagers-calling-for-evacuation-exercise-before-hs2-gets-going/story-30252071-detail/story.html     http://www.ukconstructionmedia.co.uk/ebooks/hs2-north-2/ – 28 pages – mostly the same as South, with 2 pages on HS3         CH2M / Mace / HS2:     https://hansard.parliament.uk/lords/2017-04-05/debates/EA40812D-0830-439E-B2F7-B4F9E463753C/HS2AndCH2M – also available from: https://www.theyworkforyou.com/lords/?id=2017-04-05a.1053.1&s=speaker%3A13505 – HS2 and CH2M – Question/ 5 Apr 2017/ House of Lords debates   https://www.pressreader.com/uk/yorkshire-post/20170406/281822873650067 – No inquiry over £170m HS2 deal   http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-trimble-and-railhead-deal-ch2m-withdraws-from-hs2-contract-5779841/     Landscape destruction:     https://inews.co.uk/essentials/news/environment/hs2-will-bring-trail-destruction-norths-ancient-woodlands-campaigners-warn/   http://www.hortweek.com/ancient-woodland-threatened-second-phase-hs2-says-woodland-trust/arboriculture/article/1429903   http://www.bbcwildlife.org.uk/news/2017/04/05/farewell-park-hall-nature-reserve