A quarter of staff working on HS2 are earning over £100,000 amid concerns over spending, according to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request published in The Times.
The ROI request reveals that HS2 paid 318 officials at least £100,000 in salary and perks last year, up from 155 in 2015-16. HS2 has 1,346 staff, meaning that 24% of employees now enjoy a six-figure remuneration package including salary, bonus and any pension contributions from the company.
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