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Bill documents — High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill 2017-19

Documents relating to the Bill

Documents relating to the Bill

House Other documents Date
Commons Note from the Department of Transport on the Independent Assessor's Summary of Issues (PDF) 29.05.2019
Commons Independent Assessor's Summary of Issues (PDF) 21.05.2019
Commons Independent Assessor's Summary of Issues (PDF) 20.11.2017

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
Lords HL Bill 193 (as introduced) (PDF) 16.07.2019
Commons Bill 397 2017-19, as amended in Select Committee | PDF version 12.06.2019
Commons Bill 006 2017-19 (as introduced) | PDF version 17.07.2017

Additional Provisions to the Bill

A Petition for Additional Provision has been deposited in relation to this Bill. It seeks to allow the promoters of the Bill to extend its scope. There is a short set period when anyone specially and directly affected by the new provisions has an opportunity to oppose their inclusion in the Bill.

House Additional Provision to the Bill Date
Commons Second Additional Provision (AP2) - February 2019 (PDF) 08.02.2019
Commons Second Additional Provision (AP2) - proposed amendments (PDF) 08.02.2019
Commons Additional Provision (AP1) - March 2018 (PDF) 23.03.2018

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 193 Explanatory Notes | PDF version 16.07.2019
Commons Bill 006 EN 2017-19 | PDF version, 735KB 17.07.2017

Delegated Powers Memoranda

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill.

House Delegated Powers Memorandum Date
Lords High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF) 24.07.2019

"English votes for English laws"

Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, the Speaker certifies Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. In relation to Finance Bills, the Speaker may certify founding financial motions, or clauses or schedules, as relating exclusively to England, Wales and Northern Ireland.The text of certificates issued by the Speaker, and information prepared by the Government on how government amendments affect the territorial application of provisions of the bill, are available here. (Similar information about the bill itself can be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).

House English votes for English laws Date
Commons Legislative Grand Committee Motion - 15 July 2019 (PDF) 15.07.2019
Commons Speaker's Signed Certificate 15 July 2019 (PDF) 15.07.2019
Commons Speaker's signed Certificate - 24 January 2018 (PDF, 50KB) 24.01.2018

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 Bill Amendments as at 15 July 2019 | PDF version 15.07.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 11 July 2019 | PDF version 12.07.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 10 July 2019 | PDF version 11.07.2019
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 25 June 2019 | PDF version 25.06.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 21 June 2019 | PDF version 24.06.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 20 June 2019 | PDF version 21.06.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 10 June 2019 | PDF version 11.06.2019
Commons Consolidated paper of Amendments for Select Committee (PDF) 22.05.2019

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 Report Stage Proceedings as at 15 July 2019 | PDF version 16.07.2019
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 25 June 2019 | PDF version 26.06.2019

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 Background Briefing on the Bill 19.01.2018

Select Committee reports

The following select committee reports have been identified as relevant to the debate on the Bill.

House Select Committee report Date
Commons Second Special Report of the Committee 23.07.2018
Commons First Special Report of the Committee 24.05.2018

Library Notes

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

House Library Notes Date
Lords High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 15.08.2019

Selection of amendments for Consideration

Selection of amendments for Consideration

House Selection of amendments for Consideration Date
Commons Consideration on Report (PDF) 15.07.2019
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF) 25.06.2019

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