A letter from Andrea Leadsom to HS2 Ltd and the reply from Chief Executive Mark Thurston have been the subject of a number of news items recently: see here, here and here.
Both letters are available on Andrea’s website: Andrea’s letter from November is here and Mark Thurston’s reply in January is here. But we have also got copies of them below.
Andrea Leadsom writes to to Mark Thurston with concerns re proposed speed reduction at build stage
Weasel words in reply from Mark Thurston to Andrea Leadsom