The Secretary of State for Transport, Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, has today announced the launch of another consultation into the consultation arrangements for those affected by High Speed 2. The Secretary of State wrote to Mr Bercow this morning outlining the consultation and a copy of his letter is available here.
The consultation closes on 30th September 2014.
For more information | GOV.UK, Open Consultation: HS2 property consultation 2014.
Geographically, Buckingham is a rather large constituency but in spite of its rurality, and the great distances which sometimes separate one settlement from its nearest neighbour, I am repeatedly struck by the strong sense of community I observe when I visit local towns and villages.