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Bill documents — Infrastructure Act 2015

Act of Parliament

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

House Act of Parliament Date
Commons Infrastructure Act 2015 c.7 16.02.2015

Bills

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 172 2014-15, Lords Amendments to, Consequential on, or in Lieu of, Certain Commons Amendments | PDF version, 116KB 10.02.2015
Lords Bill 89 2014-15, Commons Amendments | PDF version, 120KB 28.01.2015
Commons Bill 154 2014-2015 [as amended in Public Bill Committee] | PDF version, 697KB 16.01.2015
Commons Bill 124 2014-15, as brought from the Lords | PDF version, 468KB 21.11.2014
Lords HL Bill 53 2014-15, as amended on Report | PDF version, 452KB 11.11.2014
Lords HL Bill 45 2014-15, as amended in Committee | PDF version, 416KB 16.10.2014
Lords HL Bill 002 2014-15, as introduced | PDF version, 361KB 06.06.2014

Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons

House Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Date
Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 757KB) 26.01.2015

Explanatory Notes

Documents prepared by the Government to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords Bill 89-EN 2014-15 | PDF version, 36KB 28.01.2015
Commons Bill 124-EN 2014-15 | PDF version, 193KB 21.11.2014
Lords Bill 002-EN 2014-15 | PDF version, 197KB 06.06.2014

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.

House Amendment Paper Date
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 11 February 2015 | PDF version, 132KB 11.02.2015
Lords Marshalled List of Motions and Amendments to be moved on consideration of Commons Amendments | PDF version, 249KB 07.02.2015
Lords Motions and Amendments to be moved on consideration of Commons Amendments | PDF version, 185KB 06.02.2015
Lords Motions and Amendments to be moved on consideration of Commons Amendments | PDF version, 184KB 05.02.2015
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 26 January 2015 | PDF version, 267KB 24.01.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 22 January 2015 | PDF version, 262KB 23.01.2015
Commons Provisional Notices of Amendments and Added Names as at 22 January 2015 (PDF, 125KB) 22.01.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 21 January 2015 | PDF version, 189KB 22.01.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 20 January 2015 | PDF version, 134KB 21.01.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 19 January 2015 | PDF version, 114KB 20.01.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 15 January 2015 | PDF version, 138KB 16.01.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 15 January 2015 | PDF version, 415KB 15.01.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 13 January 2015 | PDF version, 439KB 13.01.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 8 January 2015 | PDF version, 207KB 09.01.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 8 January 2015 | PDF version, 243KB 08.01.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 6 January 2015 | PDF version, 126KB 07.01.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 6 January 2015 | PDF version, 242KB 06.01.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 18 December 2014 | PDF version, 211KB 19.12.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 18 December 2014 | PDF version, 152KB 18.12.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given on Tuesday 16 December 2014 | PDF version, 112KB 17.12.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at Tuesday 16 December 2014 | PDF version, 158KB 16.12.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given on Thursday 11 December 2014 | PDF version, 118KB 12.12.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including Friday 12 December 2014 | PDF version, 154KB 12.12.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given on Wednesday 10 December 2014 | PDF version, 123KB 11.12.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given on Tuesday 9 December 2014 | PDF version, 107KB 10.12.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given on Monday 8 December 2014 | PDF version, 118KB 09.12.2014
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Third Reading | PDF version, 185KB 19.11.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved on Third Reading | PDF version, 151KB 18.11.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved on Third Reading | PDF version, 164KB 14.11.2014
Lords Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report 07.11.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] 06.11.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved on Report [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] 05.11.2014
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report 04.11.2014
Lords Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report 01.11.2014
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report 31.10.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report 30.10.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report 29.10.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report 28.10.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report 25.10.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved on Report 23.10.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved on Report 17.10.2014
Lords Revised Seventh Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 14.10.2014
Lords Seventh Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 11.10.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Sixth Marshalled List] 10.10.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Sixth Marshalled List] 09.10.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Sixth Marshalled List] 26.09.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Sixth Marshalled List] 09.09.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Sixth Marshalled List] 22.08.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Sixth Marshalled List] 22.07.2014
Lords Sixth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 19.07.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Fifth Marshalled List] 18.07.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Fifth Marshalled List] 17.07.2014
Lords Fifth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 16.07.2014
Lords Fourth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 14.07.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List] 11.07.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List] 10.07.2014
Lords Third Marshalled List of Amendments Moved in Grand Committee 09.07.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] 08.07.2014
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 05.07.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Marshalled List] 03.07.2014
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 02.07.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 01.07.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 28.06.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 27.06.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee 25.06.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 20.06.2014

Selection of amendments: Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

House Selection of amendments: Commons Date
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments (PDF, 402KB) 11.02.2015
Commons Consideration on Report (PDF, 140KB) 23.01.2015
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 6 (PDF, 178KB) 14.01.2015
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 5 (PDF, 179KB) 12.01.2015
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 4 (PDF, 180KB) 08.01.2015
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 176KB) 05.01.2015
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 177KB) 17.12.2014
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 179KB) 15.12.2014

Committee and report stage proceedings

Details of the Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

House Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 26 January 2015 | PDF version, 123KB 27.01.2015

Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons

Details of the Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

House Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Message as at 11 February 2015 | PDF version, 131KB 12.02.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 15 January 2015 | PDF version, 404KB 16.01.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 13 January 2015 | PDF version, 157KB 14.01.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 8 January 2015 | PDF version, 19KB 09.01.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 6 January 2015 | PDF version, 127KB 07.01.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 18 December 2014 | PDF version, 107KB 19.12.2014
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 16 December 2014 | PDF version, 131KB 17.12.2014

Briefing papers

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

House Briefing papers Date
Commons Briefing Paper on Second Reading 05.12.2014
Lords Library Note 2014/018 30.06.2014

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Have your say on the Infrastructure Bill 12.12.2014

Written evidence

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

House Written evidence Date
Commons Written Evidence - consolidated PDF version (PDF, 2MB) 19.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Rail Delivery Group (IB52) 16.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: District Councils' Network (IB53) 16.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Centrica (IB40) 15.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (IB41) 15.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Gravesham Borough Council (IB42) 15.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Claire Robertson (IB43) 15.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Which? (IB44) 15.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: National Farmers' Union (IB45) 15.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Chiltern District Council (IB46) 15.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: The Open Spaces Society (IB47) 15.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Sam Miller (IB48) 15.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: National Grid Plc (IB49) 15.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: The Carbon Catalysts Group (IB50) 15.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: South Bucks District Council (IB51) 15.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Friends of the Earth (IB30) 13.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Dr Janet Moxley (IB31) 13.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Arun District Council (IB32) 13.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Save Wildlife (IB33) 13.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Roger Humphry (IB34) 13.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Helen Cuppleditch (IB35) 13.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: GMB (IB36) 13.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Quaker Peace & Social Witness (IB37) 13.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: RenewableUK (IB38) 13.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: ClientEarth (IB39) 13.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: CIWEM (IB27) 09.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: British Property Federation (IB28) 09.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Vernon Moat (IB29) 09.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Local Land Charges Institute’s (LLCI) (IB15) 07.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: United Kingdom Onshore Oil and Gas (UKOOG) (IB16) 07.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Local Government Technical Advisers' Group (IB17) 07.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: 38 Degrees Stroud (IB18) 07.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Local Government Association’s (LGA) (IB19) 07.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) (IB20) 07.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Miss E R Adam (IB21) 07.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Alan Tootill (IB22) 07.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Campaign for the Protection of Rural England (CPRE) (IB23) 07.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Alliance of British Drivers (ABD) (IB24) 07.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: John Oddie (IB25) 07.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: National Farmers’ Union (NFU) (IB26) 07.01.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Campaign for Better Transport (IB08) (PDF, 228KB) 19.12.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) (IB09) 19.12.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Sustrans (IB10) (PDF, 447KB) 19.12.2014
Commons Written Evidence: James A. Coghlan (IB11) 19.12.2014
Commons Written Evidence: UK Green Building Council (IB12) (PDF, 251KB) 19.12.2014
Commons Written Evidence: National Farmers' Union (IB13) 19.12.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Letter from Mrs Anne Main MP (IB14) 19.12.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Civil Engineering Contractors Association (IB01) 17.12.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Woodland Trust (IB02) 17.12.2014
Commons Written Evidence:TravelWatch Northwest (IB03) 17.12.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) (IB04) 17.12.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Transport Planning Society (TPS) (IB05) 17.12.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Living Streets (IB06) 17.12.2014
Commons Written Evidence: Water UK (IB07) 17.12.2014

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Impact Assessment (PDF, 3MB) 12.02.2015
Impact Assessment (revised) (PDF, 2MB) 18.11.2014
Impact Assessment (PDF, 2MB) 03.06.2014

Legislative Consent Resolutions

These ‘legislative consent’ resolutions (also known as “Sewel motions”) are the formal way in which the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales and Northern Ireland Assembly give their assent to the UK Parliament legislating on devolved matters.

House Legislative Consent Resolutions Date
Commons Welsh Parliament - 23 September 2014 (PDF, 746KB) 16.03.2015
Commons Scottish Parliament - 16 Dec 2014 (PDF, 467KB) 12.03.2015

Will write letters

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

House Will write letters Date
Letter from John Hayes MP to Richard Burden MP regarding his concerns around the use of the term "constructive dismissal" in an amendment to the Infrastructure Bill. (PDF, 94KB) 04.02.2015
Letter from John Hayes MP to Tom Greatrex MP regarding the Community Electricity Right (CER) provisions of the Infrastructure Bill (PDF, 70KB) 22.01.2015
Letter dated from John Hayes MP to Jim Hood MP and Roger Gale MP regarding Infrastructure Bill and amendments in respect of the abolition of the Public Works Loan Board (PDF, 621KB) 16.01.2015
Letter from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord McKenzie of Luton regarding the Government's proposals on the Land Registry (PDF, 73KB) 16.11.2014
Letter from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord McKenzie of Luton regarding clause 21 and the definition of public bodies (PDF, 83KB) 16.11.2014
Letter from Lord Ahmad to Lord McKenzie of Luton regarding clauses 21 and 22 (PDF, 945KB) 22.07.2014
Letter from Lord Ahmad to Lord Jenkin of Roding and Lord Tope regarding Land Registry (PDF, 274KB) 22.07.2014
Letter from Lord Ahmad to Lord McKenzie of Luton regarding Infrastructure Bill: planning. (PDF, 371KB) 22.07.2014
Letter from Lord Ahmad to Lord McKenzie of Luton regarding Infrastructure Bill, clauses 21 and 22. (PDF, 945KB) 22.07.2014
Letter from Lord Ahmad to Lord Jenkin of Roding and Lord Tope regarding Infrastructure Bill: Land Registry. (PDF, 274KB) 22.07.2014

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