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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 3 March 2016

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill,


 

As Amended


 

[Third and Fourth Sittings]


 

Clause 37 Agreed to.

 

Schedule 27 Agreed to.

 

Clauses 38 and 39 Agreed to.

 

Andy McDonald

 

Negatived on division  17

 

Clause  40,  page  15,  line  7,  after “discontinuance which the Secretary of State,”

 

insert “reasonably”

 

Andy McDonald

 

Not called  18

 

Clause  40,  page  15,  line  8,  leave out from “expedient” to “High Speed 2” and insert

 

“in relation to the Northolt and Acton Line (also known as the Wycombe Single Line).”

 

Andy McDonald

 

Negatived on division  20

 

Clause  40,  page  15,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

If the Secretary of State makes a direction under subsection (1), he must make a

 

written statement to Parliament within 28 days, setting out his reasons for making

 

such a direction.”

 

Andy McDonald

 

Not called  19

 

Clause  40,  page  15,  line  15,  leave out “sections 29 to 31 (discontinuance of use or

 

operation of stations),”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 41 Agreed to.

 

Schedule 28 Agreed to.

 

Clause 42 Agreed to.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 3 March 2016            

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High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill, continued

 
 

Schedule 29 Agreed to.

 

Clauses 43 and 44 Agreed to.

 


 

Andy McDonald

 

Negatived on division  21

 

Clause  45,  page  17,  line  33,  at end insert—

 

“(2)    

If property or rights are transferred from HS2 Limited or a wholly-owned

 

subsidiary of HS2 Ltd to any body that is not a public body as defined by section

 

25(1) of the 1993 Railways Act, a fee must be received which reflects a fair

 

market evaluation of that property or right.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Schedule 30 Agreed to.

 

Clause 46 Agreed to.

 

Schedule 31 Agreed to.

 

Clause 47 Agreed to.

 

Schedule 32 Agreed to.

 


 

Andy McDonald

 

Not moved  28

 

Clause  48,  page  18,  line  8,  leave out subsection (1)

 

Andy McDonald

 

Withdrawn  22

 

Clause  48,  page  18,  line  8,  after “if the Secretary of State,” insert “reasonably”

 

Andy McDonald

 

Not called  24

 

Clause  48,  page  18,  line  10,  after “any land” insert “within the Act limits or in the

 

vicinity of any station or depot the construction of which is authorised by the Act”

 

Andy McDonald

 

Not called  25

 

Clause  48,  page  18,  line  11,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

Before acquiring land compulsorily under subsection (1) the Secretary of State,

 

following consultation with the relevant local authority, must be satisfied that—

 

(a)    

the regeneration or development accords with the relevant development

 

plan; and

 

(b)    

that there is no realistic prospect of the local authority exercising powers

 

of compulsory purchase of the land within a reasonable time.”


 
 

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High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill, continued

 
 

Andy McDonald

 

Not called  23

 

Clause  48,  page  18,  line  11,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

The Secretary of State must define the term “an opportunity for regeneration or

 

development” in regulations for the purposes of subsection (1).

 

(1B)    

A statutory instrument containing regulations under subsection (1A) may not be

 

made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a

 

resolution of, each House of Parliament.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 49 to 68 Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Not selected  3

 

Clause  52,  page  23,  line  18,  at end insert—

 

“(aa)    

an extension of the bored tunnel in the Chilterns northward to the

 

boundary of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.”

 

[Adjourned until Tuesday 8 March at 9.25 am


 

 

Revised 03 March 2016