||To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of
Norbiton on 5 June (HL15955), what is the estimated cost of the study by the CH2MC
consortium comprising Jacobs, CPC Project Services LLP, GHD, Poise and Gardiner &
Theobald; whether its geographical scope in terms of (1) timetabling, (2) programme,
(3) capital costs, and (4) benefits for all works necessary, extends from at least
east of Leeds to the west of the West Coast Main Line; what is the scope of work of
each of the above members of the consortium; when is the consortium expected to report;
and whether that report will be published.