Decision details

High Speed Rail (HS2) Phase 2: West Midlands to Leeds HS2 Consultation: Proposed Response on Implications for Leicestershire.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


That approval be given to the proposed County Council response to the Government’s HS2 consultation as set out in the report, noting in particular paragraphs 22-25 thereto and the detailed responses contained in appendices E, F and G.



The Government has published proposals for a high speed railway (HS2) linking London, the East and West Midlands, and the north of England. The proposals for Phase 2, which passes through Leicestershire, are currently the subject of public consultation.


Report author: Director of Environment and Transport

Publication date: 16/01/2014

Date of decision: 15/01/2014

Decided at meeting: 15/01/2014 - Cabinet

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