Date lodged: 12 April 2019
To ask the Scottish Government when it last met the UK Government to discuss HS2 and its impact on Scotland; what the outcome was, and how many meetings there have been since 2007.
Answered by: Michael Matheson 29 April 2019
Officials of the Scottish Government last met their UK Government counterparts on 10 April 2019 as part of a regular set of meetings at which they discussed infrastructure options for high speed rail to improve speed, capacity, connectivity and resilience on rail routes between England and Scotland. Since 2007 there have been 102 meetings between the two governments either at ministerial or official level.