High speed ahead for HS2 route

The High Court has revealed the results of a Judicial Review into the HS2 rail link plans. Most of the legal challenges from campaigners fighting the plans were dismissed, but the Government was told its consultation on compensation was 'unlawful'.

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Government's HS2 consultation 'not unfair'

HS2 Judicial Review decision has been announced Credit: HS2

The Government has not acted unfairly in its consultation on HS2 says High Court.

It is not "irrational or unlawful" for the Government to want to promote the bill for the £32bn scheme.

The court is satisfied that while some individual people or groups may not have had opinions taken into account during the consultation the issues were taken into account.

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