Govt HS2 compensation consultations 'unlawful'

Government consultations on compensating those affected by the proposed HS2 high-speed rail scheme were today ruled "unlawful" by the High Court, lawyers Leigh Day said.

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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