Londoners whose homes or businesses which will be hit by noise and pollution during construction of HS2 are being short-changed in terms of compensation. They want a similar deal to those affected in rural areas where people up to 300m from the work will get additional money.
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The ‘Fair Deal for London’ Alliance has launched a government e-petition calling for fair compensation for the capital, with the aim of obtaining a debate in parliament on the subject.
If you wish to sign the petition, you can do so at http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/71100.