HS2 meetings - Agendas and Minutes

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Dear Warwickshire County Council,

I would like to request copies of agendas and minutes for meetings where HS2 was discussed for either part or all of the meeting, where councillors and / or council officials were present.

Yours faithfully,

Richard Jones

Warwickshire County Council

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Dear Mr Jones

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
Your request for information has now been considered. The information you
have requested is enclosed

You asked to see copies of the agendas and minutes for meetings where HS2
was discussed for either part or all of the meeting where Councillors and
/or council officials were present. As you know the Government announced
plans for the high speed rail link in March 2010. The County Council set
up a project team and members working group to look at the proposals and
the county council also joined with the other local authorities along the
route to form the group know as 51m.

Meetings of the WCC Cabinet discussed HS2 on:

22 April 2010

and

14 July 2011

[1]Link to papers on Warwickshire web.. Minutes not yet published.

HS2 was discussed by Full Council on:

14 December 2010

HS2 was discussed at the Environment and Economy and Communities Overview
and Scrutiny meetings on:

28 April 2010

30 June 2011

Meetings of the Members Working Group were held on:

13 July 2010

8 February 2011

31 March 2011

27 April 2011

Meetings have been held with representatives of the Action Groups:

A meeting was held with Sir Brian Briscoe Chairman of HS2 Ltd on 10
February 2011

A meeting was held with HS2 Ltd on 8 April

A meeting was held with Alison Munroe Chief Executive of HS2 Ltd on 27 May
2011

A meeting was held with Miranda Carter the consultation lead for HS2 Ltd
on 14 January

Meetings have been held between officers of the County Council and the
Warwickshire Districts and Boroughs.

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