Issue - decisions

HS2 – Decision on Qualifying Status for Phase 2a

10/07/2019 - HS2 Draft Planning Memorandum - Decision on Qualifying Authority Status

            The Cabinet:


1.1       Approved the signing of the Planning Memorandum to become a ‘Qualifying Authority’ for the purpose of the High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill (the Bill).


1.2       Requested that Council amend the Constitution to include the determination of all planning matters submitted under Schedule 17 (the Planning Conditions Schedule) of the Bill, in line with the current provisions that already exist for Phase 1 of HS2 matters under Schedule 17 of the High Speed Rail (London – West Midlands) Act 2017 as set out in the Appendix of the Cabinet report.