HS2 News

30/09/2019: At the Labour Party Conference, prospective Erewash MP Catherine Atkinson announced that she will stand in the general election on a pledge to fight HS2.
05/09/2019: The Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber has responded in the wake of the announcement from Transport Secretary Grant Shapps that final completion of the northern section of the high-speed rail network would likely be delayed from 2033 to 2035 at the earliest.
04/09/2019: The HS2 Oakervee Review is now underway and aims to make an “informed decision” on the controversial rail project.
03/09/2019: In the wake of a report by the BBC which claimed that HS2 Ltd and the Department for Transport (DfT) had known that true HS2 costs were not available to MP's before they voted for HS2a enabling works in Parliament in 2016, campaigners fighting against the project have said that the latest development comes as no surprise adding that they knew that was the truth all along.
22/08/2019: A group campaigning against the HS2 rail project has issued a joint statement in the wake of the announcement of a review of the scheme by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps this week.
22/08/2019: In the wake of the announcement of an independent review into the HS2 rail project by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, in which he published the terms of reference and the timetable for that review to be carried out by Douglas Oakerviee, Chris Hobson, Director of Policy at East Midlands Chamber has released a statement:
07/08/2019: The Stop HS2 campaign group has issued a public statement in a bid to encourage a public response to the current HS2 consultation on 11 proposed HS2b refinements.
09/07/2019: Erewash councillors were due to discuss emerging proposals for transport routes through the borough to the planned HS2 Hub Station at Toton.
01/07/2019: Celebrating success in difficult times was the key message from East Midlands Chamber President Kevin Harris at his Summer Reception which was held recently.
01/07/2019: A campaign group which is fighting against the controversial HS2 project has claimed that a cost deception applies.

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