Mark Worthington has been reappointed as independent HS2 Construction Commissioner for 3 more years.
Worthington will continue to independently investigate matters that have not reached a satisfactory conclusion through HS2 Ltd’s complaints process.
He will also provide independent, impartial decisions as well as advice on how to make a complaint and will continue to build relationships across industry and community groups, local authorities, HS2 Ltd and contractors.
Worthington’s main functions include:
- ensuring that people affected by HS2 know who the Construction Commissioner is and what they do
- mediating in unresolved disputes between HS2 Ltd and individuals or bodies, including claims under the small claims scheme
- monitoring complaints and providing reports marking trends and providing advice on how to reduce the instance of complaints where possible
- developing and maintaining good relationships with members of the public, community and industry groups, local authorities, HS2 Ltd, contractors and businesses