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Richard Flenley writes for Building Magazine on the recent HS2 Supreme Court ruling

Richard Flenley, Partner, writes a comment piece for Building Magazine on compulsory purchase compensation in light of a recent HS2 Supreme Court ruling.

Since it was first proposed, HS2 has faced severe delays and soaring costs, as well as vocal criticism from a wide range of stakeholders, including campaigners and politicians, concerned about its financial and environmental impact.

The government recent decision to cancel the Manchester leg of the high-speed line (the Leeds leg already having effectively been cancelled) has caused a public outcry, met with strong criticism from business and local leaders across the North-west and West Midlands.

But amid all this noise, two groups of people being hugely affected by HS2 plans are farmers and landowners...

Read Richard's full piece in Building Magazine here.

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