In light of the recent guidance published by the Rural Payments Agency, we feel it appropriate to update you on the latest news. In summary detailed below are some major announcements :-
Sir David Higgins has prepared a second report which was published on the 27 October 2014. The report maintains the emphasis on improving connectivity in the North and the Midlands. The report set out delivery options for the route from West Midlands to Crewe route be fast tracked, with a target for completion of 2027. However, this report is likely to delay the decision on the final route of HS2 Phase 2, which will cause uncertainty among the farmers and land owners affected.