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Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

Victoria Prentis

 

Mr Graham Brady

 

Sir William Cash

 

Craig Tracey

 

Dr Rupa Huq

 

Antoinette Sandbach

 

Keir Starmer

 

NC14

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“ Information and advice

 

(1)    

The Adjudicator must keep the Secretary of State informed about the following

 

matters—

 

(a)    

the environmental impact of constructing Phase 1 of HS2 and whether

 

such impacts reflect the forecasts detailed in the Environmental

 

Statement;

 

(b)    

the impact on communities and the natural environment arising from the

 

construction and operation of HS2;

 

(c)    

the carrying on of regulated activities.

 

(2)    

The Adjudicator may at any time give the Secretary of State advice on anything

 

connected with those matters.

 

(3)    

When requested to do so by the Secretary of State, the Adjudicator must give the

 

Secretary of State such advice or information in connection with a matter

 

mentioned in subsection (1) as may be specified in the request.”

 


 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

Victoria Prentis

 

Mr Graham Brady

 

Sir William Cash

 

Craig Tracey

 

Dr Rupa Huq

 

Antoinette Sandbach

 

NC15

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“ Provision of copies of registers

 

(1)    

Subject to subsection (3), the Adjudicator must secure that copies of any register

 

kept for the purposes of this Act are available at its offices for inspection at all

 

reasonable times by any person.

 

(2)    

Subject to subsections (3) and (4), any person who asks the Adjudicator for a copy

 

of, or an extract from, a register kept for the purposes of this Chapter is entitled

 

to have one.

 

(3)    

Regulations may provide that subsections (1) and (2) do not apply—

 

(a)    

in such circumstances as may be prescribed, or

 

(b)    

to such parts of a register as may be prescribed.

 

(4)    

A fee determined by the Adjudicator is payable for the copy or extract except—

 

(a)    

in prescribed circumstances, or


 
 

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(b)    

in any case where the Adjudicator considers it appropriate to provide the

 

copy or extract free of charge.”

 


 

Mrs Caroline Spelman

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

Victoria Prentis

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Craig Tracey

 

Antoinette Sandbach

 

NC16

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Speed and Noise Limitation

 

(1)    

No person shall drive or cause or permit any train to proceed at a speed greater

 

then 300 km/h on track forming part of Phase One of High Speed 2 except to the

 

extent that the maximum peak noise level arising from train passage, when

 

measured according to a procedure defined by the Secretary of State on the basis

 

of representative train passages and locations, does not exceed 60dBA at any

 

point further than 200m from the centre line of the railway.

 

(2)    

If any person fails to comply with the requirements of subsection (1) he shall be

 

guilty of an offence.

 

(3)    

A person guilty of an offence under this section shall be punishable on summary

 

conviction by a fine not exceeding £20,000 and on conviction on indictment to a

 

fine.

 

(4)    

Where an offence under any provision of this Act committed by a body corporate

 

is proved to have been committed with the consent or connivance of, or to have

 

been attributable to any neglect on the part of, any director, manager, secretary or

 

other similar officer of the body corporate or a person who was purporting to act

 

in any such capacity, he as well as the body corporate shall be guilty of that

 

offence and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly.”

 


 

Mrs Caroline Spelman

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

Victoria Prentis

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Antoinette Sandbach

 

NC17

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Prohibition of entry of designated vehicles in designated areas

 

(1)    

No person shall for the purposes of the exercise of powers granted under sections

 

1 and 2 drive or cause or permit a vehicle of a designated class to enter a

 

designated area, where “designated class” and “designated area” are as defined in

 

[Schedule: Designated Areas and Classes for Vehicles].

 

(2)    

If any person fails to comply with the requirements of subsection (1) he shall be

 

guilty of an offence.


 
 

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(3)    

A person guilty of an offence under this section shall be punishable on summary

 

conviction by a fine not exceeding £20,000 and on conviction on indictment to a

 

fine.

 

(4)    

Where an offence under any provision of this Act committed by a body corporate

 

is proved to have been committed with the consent or connivance of, or to have

 

been attributable to any neglect on the part of, any director, manager, secretary or

 

other similar officer of the body corporate or a person who was purporting to act

 

in any such capacity, he as well as the body corporate shall be guilty of that

 

offence and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly.”

 


 

Lilian Greenwood

 

Andy McDonald

 

Keir Starmer

 

Tulip Siddiq

 

NC22

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Construction of an integrated Euston Station

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State will require the nominated undertaker to take reasonable

 

steps to develop integrated and comprehensive design and construction plans for

 

Euston Station that include integration with other Euston Schemes.

 

(2)    

For the purposes of subsection (1) “reasonable steps” mean, but are not limited

 

to, the following measures—

 

(a)    

The nominated undertaker will seek to maximise, in so far as is

 

reasonably practicable, the volume of excavated and construction

 

material from the construction of the enlarged Euston Station and its

 

approaches to be brought in and removed by rail;

 

(b)    

The nominated undertaker will design an enlarged HS2 Euston Station

 

having regard to all relevant parts of the Euston Area Plan and any other

 

relevant Opportunity Area Frameworks or Guidance,

 

(c)    

The nominated undertaker will be required to participate in the Euston

 

Strategic Board, which shall comprise representatives from the

 

Department for Transport, HS2 Limited, the London Borough of

 

Camden, the Greater London Authority, Transport for London, and in

 

any successor or additional future governance arrangements which may

 

be agreed between the London Borough of Camden, and the Greater

 

London Authority and Transport for London from time to time,

 

(d)    

The nominated undertaker will be required to participate in a Euston

 

Station Strategic Redevelopment Board which shall have the same

 

membership as specified in subsection (2)(c), with the addition of

 

Network Rail and any successor network and station operators,

 

designated under Section 8 of the Railways Act 1993 and having

 

responsibility for Euston Main Line Station or rail tracks that connect to

 

that station,

 

(e)    

The Euston Station Strategic Redevelopment Board will advise the

 

Secretary of State on the delivery of an integrated and comprehensive

 

design for the enlarged Euston Station and other Euston Schemes,

 

alongside other duties which may be set out in its Terms of Reference

 

which may be updated from time to time;


 
 

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(f)    

The nominated undertaker will be required to participate in a Euston

 

Integrated Programme Board, the membership of which shall include the

 

organisations specified in subsection (2)(b);

 

(g)    

The Euston Integrated Programme Board shall have responsibility for

 

managing the integration of the nominated undertaker’s Euston Station

 

design and construction work plans with proposals for other Euston

 

Schemes;

 

(h)    

The nominated undertaker will be required to take all reasonable steps to

 

maintain public access to Euston Station and through construction sites

 

that are established for Phase One purposes, including for cyclists and

 

pedestrians;

 

(i)    

Where it is not reasonably practicable to maintain public access under

 

subsection (2)(f), the nominated undertaker shall identify alternative

 

measures to maintain public access and implement them where it is

 

reasonable;

 

(j)    

The nominated undertaker will be required to participate in a Euston

 

Station Design Panel and use reasonable endeavours to agree the

 

chairperson and other members jointly with Camden London Borough

 

Council, Transport for London and the Greater London Authority, and

 

Network Rail or any successor network operator as defined in subsection

 

(2)(d);

 

(k)    

The Secretary of State will require the nominated undertaker to have

 

regard to all recommendations made by the Euston Station Design Panel

 

regarding the nominated undertaker’s ongoing design work for Euston

 

Station,

 

(l)    

If requested to do so by the Euston Station Design Panel, the Secretary of

 

State will require the nominated undertaker to notify Camden London

 

Borough Council and the Greater London Authority of the full reasons

 

for failing to incorporate into its design work any changes recommended

 

by the Euston Station Design Panel,

 

(m)    

The nominated undertaker will make provision for ongoing community

 

engagement during the construction works for the enlarged Euston

 

Station,

 

(n)    

Details of the funding expected to be required to rebuild Euston Main

 

Line Station shall be set out when the Secretary of State’s duties are

 

fulfilled under paragraph 1(D)(1) of Schedule 4A to the Railways Act

 

1993 in respect of the review periods preceding the rebuild of Euston

 

Main Line Station and the review periods during which the rebuild of

 

Euston Main Line Station is expected to take place,

 

(3)    

For the purposes of subsection (1), “Euston Schemes” shall be taken to mean—

 

(a)    

The enlarged Euston Station as referred to in Schedule 1 to this Act,

 

(b)    

The rebuild of the Euston Main Line Station,

 

(c)    

Over site development and related development opportunities above the

 

Euston Station and tracks in line with the Euston Area Plan; and

 

(d)    

Additional proposals for new subterranean railways that may be

 

introduced by the Greater London Authority or Transport for London

 

during the Phase One construction period.

 

(4)    

Nothing in this section shall override other limitations imposed by this Act.”

 



 
 

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Victoria Prentis

 

NC23

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Noise and visual mitigation at Mixbury, Oxfordshire

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State shall require the nominated undertaker to construct, at

 

Mixbury in Oxfordshire, along the west side of the railway’s Hollow Barn

 

embankment, a noise barrier of height between 1.4 metres and 2 metres and of

 

equivalent specification to the noise barrier to be constructed at Westbury.

 

(2)    

The area between the Hollow Barn embankment and bridleway no. 303/4 shall be

 

planted with tree screening such that wihtin five years of construction there shall

 

be a tree height adjacent to the embankment of at least 5 metres.”

 


 

Victoria Prentis

 

NC24

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Benefit/cost review of potential Wardington bypass

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State shall commission a review of the potential benefits of

 

constructing a road bypass on the A361 at Wardington in Oxfordshire.

 

(2)    

The review shall have regard to possible alleviation of HS2 construction traffic

 

and other traffic, and to other alternatives for such alleviation.

 

(3)    

The review shall include estimates of the costs of construction of a bypass and

 

other relevant costs.

 

(4)    

The Secretary of State must lay a report on the outcome of the review before both

 

Houses of Parliament.

 

(a)    

within three months of this Act receiving Royal Assent; and

 

(b)    

before commencement of any HS2 construction works necessitating

 

more than 24 heavy goods vehicle movements through Wardington, per

 

day.”

 


 

Victoria Prentis

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

NC25

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Protection of bridleways in Oxfordshire

 

(1)    

The nominated undertaker shall take all reasonably practicable steps:

 

(a)    

to keep open bridleways in the vicinity of the railway and associated

 

construction works in Oxfordshire; and

 

(b)    

to ensure that such bridleways are safely useable for their intended

 

purposes.

 

(2)    

Where closure of a bridleway cannot be avoided, the nominated undertaker shall

 

take all reasonably practicable steps:

 

(a)    

to keep the duration of the closure to a minimum; and


 
 

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(b)    

to provide safe alternative routes on alignments which so far as

 

reasonably practicable avoid proximity to construction works.

 

(3)    

Bridleways shall be screened from construction works with appropriately

 

designed screening of a suitable height.

 

(4)    

The nominated undertaker shall consult with users of bridleways on suitable ways

 

to implement the duties set forth in subsections (1) to (3).

 


 

Craig Tracey

 

NC28

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Kingsbury railhead special management zone

 

(1)    

There shall be a special management zone for the area of the Kingsbury railhead,

 

which shall include the areas falling under the aegis of the Kingsbury, Lea

 

Marston, Curdworth, Wishaw and Middleton parish councils and north

 

Warwickshire as a whole.

 

(2)    

The nominated undertaker will employ a community engagement team for the

 

special management zone, which shall have responsibility for managing

 

community relations, including the referral, escalation, monitoring and resolution

 

of complaints and the provision of timely information about the status of

 

complaints.

 

(3)    

The community engagement team will arrange regular meetings of the nominated

 

undertaker, lead contractors, local authorities and local community

 

representatives to discuss construction issues and forthcoming programmes of

 

work.

 

(4)    

The community engagement team shall provide advice on support mechanisms

 

and shall implement the HS2 stakeholder engagement framework.

 

(5)    

The community engagement team will be staffed by appropriately experienced

 

personnel and will include—

 

(a)    

a single point of contact for local authorities; and

 

(b)    

named individual points of contact for property owners affected by

 

construction.

 

(6)    

Implementation and enforcement of the Code of Construction Practice within the

 

Special Management Zone will be the responsibility of a senior manager within

 

the community engagement team.

 

(7)    

The community engagement team will coordinate responses to the construction

 

of Phase One alongside planning of Phase Two.”

 


 

Craig Tracey

 

NC29

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Kingsbury railhead restoration

 

The Secretary of State must require the nominated undertaker, on completion of

 

Phase One construction, to restore the land and environment at and in the vicinity


 
 

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of the Kingsbury railhead to its state as at the date of Royal Assent to this Act,

 

notwithstanding that mitigation measures to be implemented during construction

 

will include earthworks and bunding.”

 


 

Craig Tracey

 

NC30

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Community detriment fund

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State must establish a community detriment fund.

 

(2)    

The community detriment fund will provide an additional source of funding to

 

communities, supplemental to that available through the community and

 

environment fund.

 

(3)    

The community detriment fund will be available to address adverse impacts of

 

HS2 construction on communities, including but not limited to impaired

 

accessibility, diminution in availability of community amenities, and physical

 

effects of construction.

 

(4)    

A principal objective of the fund will be to remove the need for formal

 

compensation claims and to provide an expedited means of claiming funding for

 

detriment.

 

(5)    

The fund will be available only to address adverse effects on communities, not

 

impacts on individual households, businesses or undertakings.

 

(6)    

Among the measures that may be considered as available for funding to address

 

detriment shall be transport facilities such as shuttle services.”

 


 

Dr Rupa Huq

 

NC31

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Mitigation in environs of Old Oak Common

 

(1)    

Conservation areas in the vicinity of Old Oak Common shall be the subject of

 

special consultation whose objective shall be to mitigate the long-term effects of

 

construction in the area.

 

(2)    

The nominated undertaker will use reasonable endeavours to situate heavy goods

 

vehicle entrances to the Old Oak Common construction site as far from

 

residential dwellings in Stephenson Street, Wells House Road and Midland

 

Terrace as is reasonably practicable.”

 



 
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