High Speed 2: James Burton appears for petitioners on first morning of locus standi hearings before Lords Select Committee
On 7 June 2016, James Burton appeared before the House of Lords Select Committee into the High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill on behalf of the HS2 Action Alliance, in respect of the Promoter's challenge to their locus standi.
HS2AA are arguably the leading route-wide petitioner and the 90 minute hearing involved consideration of the range of the Promoter's legal arguments concerning standing.
The hearing may be viewed on the Parliamentary archive here.(the HS2AA hearing commences at 11:16).