HS2 campaigners lose most Judicial Review claims

HS2 campaigners have lost most of their Judicial Review claims at the High Court.

One is however allowed.

They have taken the Government to court claiming they failed to properly consult on the High Speed Two scheme and take into account environmental concerns.

The Government insists it did everything possible to take into account all views.

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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'.