Mr Graeme Amis
18 September 2018
Dear Mr Amis
Thank you for your information request of 21 August 2018. Your request has been
considered under the Freedom of Information 2000 (“the FOI Act”).
In your email you requested the following information:
“As per point 10.1 of the HS2 Ltd framework document, the chair is responsible for
‘reporting annually on his/her own performance - supported by feedback including peer
review’. Please provide each annual report by David Higgins on his own performance.”
I confirm that HS2 Ltd does not hold the information that you have requested.
As outlined in paragraph 10.1 para 6 on page 11 of the Framework Document, reports by the
chairman are not provided to HS2 Ltd but to the Secretary of State and shared with the
Departments Shareholder Team.
If you are unhappy with the way we have handled your request or with the decisions made in
relation to your request, you may complain in writing to HS2 Ltd at the address below. Please
also see attached details of HS2 Ltd’s complaints procedure and your right to complain to the
Please remember to quote reference number FOI18-2079
in any future communication
relating to this request.
Briefings, Correspondence and FOI Adviser
High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
Your right to complain to HS2 Ltd and the Information Commissioner
You have the right to complain to HS2 Ltd within two calendar months of the date of this
letter about the way in which your request for information was handled and/or about the
decision not to disclose all or part of the information requested.
Your complaint will be acknowledged and you will be advised of a target date by which to
expect a response. Initially your complaint will be re-considered by the official who dealt with
your request for information. If, after careful consideration, that official decides that his/her
decision was correct, your complaint will automatically be referred to a senior independent
official who will conduct a further review. You will be advised of the outcome of your
complaint and if a decision is taken to disclose information originally withheld this will be
done as soon as possible.
If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have the right to apply
directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. The Information Commissioner can
be contacted at:
Information Commissioner’s Office