Department of Transport halts felling of ancient woodlands for HS2 project

Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps has ordered removals of ancient woodlands for HS2 be stopped during the independent review into the project - unless they are shown to be "absolutely necessary to avoid major cost and schedule impacts, should the scheme proceed as planned".

by Matthew Appleby
Image: Monika Kostera (CC-BY-SA 2.0)
Image: Monika Kostera (CC-BY-SA 2.0)

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