Environmental Audit Committee - Thirteenth Report
HS2 and the environment

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 2 April 2014.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

Our inquiry

2 The environmental aim of HS2: no net biodiversity loss

The aim

Applying the mitigation hierarchy

Assessment baselines

3 Biodiversity offsetting

The offsetting metric

The time delay factor

Location of replacement habitats

4 Monitoring and management

5 HS2 and emissions

6 Consultation and environmental assessment

Consultation and public engagement

Sustainable development

Environmental assessment

Hybrid Bill select committee



Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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