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How we make decisions

There are several committees and forums which discuss proposals and make decisions to help keep the HS2 project on track.

Publications on a table.

Phase One meetings

Planning Forum meeting minutes

Planning Forum terms of refernce

Planning Forum: Environmental Health Subgroup meeting minutes

Environmental health professionals from local authorities, HS2 Ltd and the government make up this group.

They discuss the standards, practices and processes needed to prevent human injury and illness as well as promoting well-being.

This is updated bi-monthly.

Planning Forum: Environmental Health Subgroup terms of reference

Environmental health professionals from local authorities, HS2 Ltd and the government make up this group. They discuss the standards, practices and processes needed to prevent human injury and illness as well as promoting well-being.

This is updated as required.

Planning Forum: Heritage Subgroup meeting minutes

This group is made up of Heritage professionals from Historic England, local authorities, HS2 Ltd and the government.

They discuss the standards, practices and processes needed to investigate and record heritage sites as well as protecting buildings and objects along the HS2 route.

This is updated quarterly.

Planning Forum: Heritage Subgroup terms of reference

This group is made up of Heritage professionals from Historic England, local authorities, HS2 Ltd and the government. They discuss the standards, practices and processes needed to investigate and record heritage sites as well as protecting buildings and objects along the HS2 route.

This is updated as required.

Planning Forum: Highways Subgroup meeting minutes

This group is made up of local highway authorities, HS2 Ltd and the government.

It seeks to agree a common approach to standards, practices and processes associated with consents and approvals for work on roads and public rights of way along the HS2 route.

This is updated every six weeks.

Planning Forum: Highways Subgroup terms of reference

This group is made up of local highway authorities, HS2 Ltd and the government.

It seeks to agree a common approach to standards, practices and processes associated with consents and approvals for work on roads and public rights of way along the HS2 route.

This is updated as required.

Phase 2a meetings

Planning Forum meeting minutes

Planning Forum terms of reference

Planning Forum: Environmental Health Subgroup meeting minutes

HS2 Ltd and the government make up this group.

They discuss the standards, practices and processes needed to prevent human injury and illness as well as promoting well-being.

This is updated every four months.

Planning Forum: Environmental Health Subgroup terms of reference

Environmental health professionals from local authorities, HS2 Ltd and the government make up this group.

They discuss the standards, practices and processes needed to prevent human injury and illness as well as promoting well-being.

This is updated as required.

Planning Forum: Heritage Subgroup meeting minutes

We are committed to publish in the near future.

Planning Forum: Heritage Subgroup terms of reference

We are committed to publish in the near future.

Planning Forum: Highways Subgroup meeting minutes

This group is made up of local highway authorities, HS2 Ltd and the government.

It seeks to agree a common approach to standards, practices and processes associated with consents and approvals for work on roads and public rights of way along the HS2 route.

This is updated bi-monthly.

Planning Forum: Highways Subgroup terms of reference

This group is made up of local highway authorities, HS2 Ltd and the government. It seeks to agree a common approach to standards, practices and processes associated with consents and approvals for work on roads and public rights of way along the HS2 route.

This is updated as required.

Local meetings

Chiltern 'Areas of Outstanding Beauty' Review Group

Chiltern 'Areas of Outstanding Beauty' Review Group terms of reference

Colne Valley Regional Park Panel meeting minutes

You can read about our partnership with local groups to harness local knowledge of the Colne Valley Regional Park.

The Panel’s focus is to deliver the £3 million mitigation plan of the HS2 project.

This is updated quarterly.

Colne Valley Regional Park Panel terms of reference

You can read about our partnership with local groups to harness local knowledge of the Colne Valley Regional Park.

The Panel’s focus is to deliver the £3 million mitigation plan of the HS2 project.

This is updated as required.

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