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HS2 West Midlands to Crewe: environmental and traffic impacts, transport provisions and station improvement or creation: Consultation
The government is seeking the views of residents in the local authority areas of Staffordshire, Shropshire, Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester, and the stakeholders listed in the consultation document, pdf below:
(a) the impact of road traffic as a result of the HS2 Phase 2a works
(b) the impact of the HS2 Phase 2a works on the natural environment, including but not limited to the impact on ancient woodland.
(c) whether there are sufficient transport provisions for passengers connecting to HS2 Phase 2a, and to address changes to general passenger movements caused by the HS2 Phase 2a works
(d) if not, whether the construction of new railway stations and improvements to railway stations, including any associated reopening of lines, is necessary in relation to (c)
This consultation asks for views, based on the information included in the consultation document and various sources of information that the Secretary of State considers may be relevant to this consultation.
Responses from consultees will be independently analysed and reported. The report will be laid before both Houses of Parliament and the Minister of State for Transport will make a statement to both Houses detailing any steps which will be taken to implement the findings of the report.
More information about the HS2 Phase 2a scheme can be found on the HS2 website.
Ways to respond: Respond online or complete a response form and either email to: HS2Phase2aConsultaion@ipsos-mori.com or write to: FREEPOST HS2 Phase 2A Consultation
The deadline for responding to the consultation is 11:45pm on Friday 26th February 2021.