HS2 in Hansard 10/03/2014

MrO’Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport

how much has been paid to each communication firm

for advice on High Speed 2 to date. [190261]

Mr Goodwill: The Department and HS2 Ltd have

paid the following to external companies for

communications advice on HS2 in the period since HS2

Ltd was set up through to March 2014:

Westbourne Communications Ltd 23,952
HS2 Ltd
AMV/BBDO 75,175
MHP Communications 61,080
Westbourne Communications 422,656

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for

Transport pursuant to the answer of 26 February 2014,

Official Report, columns 387-8W, on High Speed 2

railway line, which of the Yorkshire local authorities

with which he has had meetings and which have

responded to the consultation have set out a position

(a) supportive of and (b) opposed to High Speed 2;

and if he will place in the Library copies of those

authorities’ consultation responses. [190334]

Mr Goodwill: Since the previous answer of 26 February

2014, Official Report, columns 387-88W, on High Speed

2 railway line, responses to theHS2PhaseTwo consultation

have now been received fromYork city council, Sheffield

city council, Kirklees council, Rotherham metropolitan

council and Wakefield council. In line with previous

consultations on HS2, HS2 Ltd will publish a report

summarising the responses received to the consultation

as part of the advice to the Secretary of State for

Transport,my right hon.Friend theMemberfor Derbyshire

Dales (Mr McLoughlin), in taking his decision. The

decision on Phase Two of HS2 is due to be taken by the

end of the year.

Mrs Gillan: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport

what payments have been made to Greengauge 21 by

(a) his Department and (b) HS2 Ltd since 1 January

2011; and what the purposes of those payments were.


Stephen Hammond: The following table (Table 1)

provides details of live contracts and their contract

values between DfT(c) and HS2 with the listed


Table 1: Current Dft (c) and HS2 contracts with contract values for the named organisations
Dft C HS2
(a) Contract description (b) Value of Contract (£) (a) Contract description (b) Value of Contract (£)
A Alstom 1_ 1_
B Atkins TUBA/INCA/WITA Softwear User Support2 _ Lot 1 Country South Design 19,156,523
Atkins Peer Review of Airports Commission Project 12,605 Modelling Services-HS2 Forecast Update (WP4) 174,510
Atkins Mata Analysis of Local Major Scheme Evaluations 32,268 Modelling Services-Network Assumptions Update (WP5) 589,448
Atkins eCall UK Report and Impact Assessment 2013 27,886 Lot 3 Country North EIAC 20,458,683
Atkins NTM Futures Experience and Technical Support 49,945 Analytical Support for the preparation of a public consultation on the route between London and Birmingham 1,318,367
Atkins Research project to improve the
valuation of the benefits of smart
and integrated ticketing on public
153,294 Professional services to
update the PFM Base
Atkins Highways and
Framework agreement for
consultancy support to the Road
Pricing Framework Division’s road
pricing programme
32,000,000 Professional services to
update EMME
Atkins Ltd DIADEM Software User Support 60,546 Edge Runs 26,130
Atkins Ltd Framework for transport related
technical and engineering advice and
Carbon Model Audit 18,792
Atkins Ltd Low carbon truck trial 190,633 Request for proposal:
Developing and Approach to
the Planning and Appraisal of
Options for HS2
Atkins/Aecom Maximising regeneration benefits of
18,950 HS2 West Midlands Strategic
Transport Modelling
Atkins/Aecom Space Weather Events and Rail
50,550 MACAF Lot 2
WP6_Scenarios Framework
Atkins/AECOM SP Lot 2
and 3
T-TEAR Technical Adviser – ITSO
on Prestige
41,846 LUTI Modelling 296,485
East West Rail Business Case 108,960
C Bechtel 1_ 1_
D CH2M 1_ Development Partner
E Hitachi 1_ 1_
F Keolis 1_ 1_
G Parsons Brinckerhoff Manual Traffic Counting for
England, Scotland and Wales.
National Road Traffic Census 14/15
and 15/16
13,600,000 212 Contract no. F012
Professional Services
1_ Lot 2 High Speed Railway
1_ Lot 2 Conventional Railway
Parsons Brinckerhoff Ltd Framework for transport related
technical and engineering advice and
Parsons Brinckerhoff/WSP Technical Adviser Support
—Ticketless Travel Survey
Parsons Brinckerhoff/WSP
UK JV Lot 3
High Speed 2 Project Representative 6,000,000
H The railway Industry
1_ 1_
I Seimens 1_ 1_
J The University of
1_ 1_

1 No contracts.
2 This is a “time only” continuation of a contract that has ended at no additional cost.

Table 2 shows the procurement expenditure with the
listed organisations for the last complete financial year
(2012-13) for DfT (c) and HS2Ltd.

Table 2
 (c) Value or payments made
DftC HS2
A Alstom Transport _ _
B Atkins Ltd 1,248,035.13 18,229,182.43
C Bechtel _ _
D CH2M (UK) Ltd _ 17,002,481.83
E Hitachi _ _
F Keolis _ _
G Parsons
1,913,708.90 6,529,288.44
H The Railway
_ _
I Siemens 737,606.40 _
J The University of
_ _

Mrs Gillan: To ask the Secretary of State for

Transport what contracts there are between (a) his

Department, (b) HS2 Ltd and (c) non-departmental

public bodies and Steer Davies Gleave; and what the

values of those contracts are. [190852]

Stephen Hammond: The information is as follows:

(a) The Department currently has one live contract with Steer

Davies Gleave for ″Bikeability (Cycle Training) support″ with a

value of £1,500,000.

(b) HS2 has one live contract with Steer Davies Gleave for

“Social and distributional impact analysis” with a contract value

of £143,220.

(c) The Department’s Agencies and arm’s length bodies have

no live contracts with Steer Davies Gleave.