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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the publication of their Full Business Case – High Speed 2 Phase One, published on 15 April, why “spend up to the end of 2019 has been treated as sunk and excluded from the appraisal”; whether they have written off such costs in any other major projects previously; if so, which; and whether the exclusion of such costs is compliant with the guidance issued in The Green Book.
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