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London Local Authorities and Transport for London Act 2013

Type of Bill:
Private Bill
Parliamentary agents:
Sharpe Pritchard LLP
Promoted by:
Westminster City Council
Transport for London
Petitioning period:
Lords: 23.1.08 to 6.2.08 Lords Additional Provision: 7.5.08 to 2.4.09
Commons: 29.3.11 to 26.4.11

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

  1. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. 3rd reading
  2. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Last event

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Commons London Local Authorities and Transport for London Act 2013 c.v 18.12.2013

Latest news on the London Local Authorities and Transport for London Act 2013

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 18 December. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

Petition information

The Bill was opposed in both Houses. In the House of Commons, four petitions against the Bill were lodged. In the House of Lords, three petitions were presented, one of which was subsequently withdrawn. No further petitions are possible as the petitioning periods have expired.

Summary of the London Local Authorities and Transport for London Act 2013

The Bill (as originally introduced) empowers London boroughs and Transport for London (TfL) to:

  • recover the cost of repairing any damage caused to footpaths or roads by building work being carried out on an adjacent site
  • take more effective enforcement action on builders’ skips that are not properly lit and covered when placed on paths or roads
  • require any objects placed on pavements or roads to be removed and disposed of to ensure the good management of the highway
  • recover from the organisers of large scale public events, like football matches or concerts, the cost of any additional traffic management and street cleaning needed as a result of those events
  • enforce road traffic regulations effectively against owners of pedicabs or cycle rickshaws
  • establish stiffer penalties for cyclists who put pedestrians at risk by riding on footpaths
  • issue penalties to motorists encroaching into the special advanced stopping boxes set aside for cyclists at busy junctions

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