HS2 in Hansard 09/01/2013

High Speed 2 Railway Line

Andrea Leadsom: To ask the Secretary of State for
Transport how many purchases of properties accepted

onto the HS2 Exceptional Hardship Scheme have been
completed. [135886]
Mr Simon Burns: This information is published regularly
on:
http://www.hs2.org.uk/property
As of 1 January 2013 the number stood at 65.
Andrea Leadsom: To ask the Secretary of State for
Transport how many valuations of properties accepted
onto the HS2 Exceptional Hardship Scheme are (a) in
dispute and (b) have been disputed. [135887]
Mr Simon Burns: This information is not regularly
collated and so is not readily available.HS2and Department
for Transport officials are now working to collate all
cases where applicants have disputed the offer price. As
soon as this has been done I will write to my hon.
Friend and place a copy of the letter in the Libraries of
the House.
Andrea Leadsom: To ask the Secretary of State for
Transport how many offers to buy a property accepted
onto the HS2 Exceptional Hardship Scheme have been
turned down. [135888]
Mr Simon Burns: To date there have been two cases
where home-owners have turned down an offer to buy a
property accepted under the HS2 Exceptional Hardship
Scheme. In one case the Government had specified the
purchase price, in the other the offer to buy was declined
before valuations were undertaken.
Andrea Leadsom: To ask the Secretary of State for
Transport how many properties have been accepted
onto the Exceptional Hardship Scheme since the
scheme began. [135890]
Mr Simon Burns: This information is published regularly
on:
http://www.hs2.org.uk/property
As of 1 January 2013 the number stood at 100.

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