Government: HS2 compensation will be 'generous'

The Department for Transport today said that a previous pledge to provide "generous" HS2 compensation still stands.

A DfT spokesman said: "The Government's commitment to being generous has not changed. We want to provide generous compensation."

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Court ruling 'won't affect HS2'

Ministers insist a ruling that its compensation consultation process for those affected by the HS2 high-speed rail scheme was unlawful "will not affect the construction timetable in any way." Four other consultation claims by protesters were rejected