Dear Department for Transport,

I wish to see the following:

- Full copies of the letters sent by the then transport minister Patrick McLoughlin regarding High Speed 2 rail project to the then chancellor George Osborne during 2016.

- A full copy of the memo marked 'confidential' saying that the project will "a significant gap to target price will remain".

- A full copy of PwC report in the into the costs of the first phase of the project.

Referenced in the report below:

Yours faithfully,

Joseph Lloyd

Department for Transport

Dear Joseph Lloyd,

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your request for information which
has been allocated reference number P0017742.

A response will be issued to you in due course.


Ivan Pocock
Department for Transport
FOI Advice Team
Governance Division
Zone D/04
Ashdown House
Sedlescombe Road North
St Leonards on Sea
East Sussex
TN37 7GA

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Dear Mr Lloyd


Please find attached response to your request under the Freedom of
Information Act.


Yours sincerely


Lonita Vas



[1][IMG] Lonita Vas
High Speed and Major Rail Projects

Great Minster House
33 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 4DR       
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