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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 13th December 2007

 

Consideration of Bill

 

Crossrail Bill, As Amended


 

New Clause

 

Financial provisions (disclosure of information)

 

Stephen Hammond

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Secretary of State shall publish all relevant details as to the monies used to

 

fund the construction and maintenance of Crossrail, beyond those monies as

 

already provided by Parliament and set out in section 65(1).

 

(2)    

The Mayor of London shall, not less than 12 months after the granting of Royal

 

Assent to this Act, publish and make available to all who are eligible and

 

reigistered to vote in the London Mayoral or Greater London Authority elections,

 

a statement indicating—

 

(a)    

the agreement he has undertaken and agreed with the Secretary of State

 

for the proposals of building Crossrail, and

 

(b)    

the potential financial consequences of this agreement for London.

 

(3)    

The Secretary of State, after consultation with the Mayor of London and the

 

Transport Commissioner for London, shall publish an annual statement setting

 

out which bodies shall bear responsibility and liability for any costs associated

 

with the building of Crossrail separately indicating the —

 

(a)    

costs to date, and

 

(b)    

projected costs to date.

 

(4)    

The Secretary of State shall publish an annual statement setting out all relevant

 

details relating to—

 

(a)    

the proceeds of any land and property disposed of to date, and

 

(b)    

the use to which the disposal proceeds of any land and property have been

 

applied to date.’.

 


 

Stephen Hammond

 

2

 

Page  5,  line  6  [Clause  7],  at end insert—


 
 

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Crossrail Bill, continued

 
 

‘( )    

An easement or other right over land acquired under subsection (5) shall expire

 

no later than the day on which the railway mentioned in section 1(1)(a) is first

 

used by Crossrail passenger services’.

 


 

Stephen Hammond

 

3

 

Page  7,  line  7  [Clause  10],  at end insert ‘and

 

(c)    

the development falls within the limits of deviation for the scheduled

 

works.’.

 


 

Stephen Hammond

 

4

 

Page  15,  line  2  [Clause  23],  after ‘(6)’, insert ‘, but no later than 9 months after the

 

day on which the railway mentioned in section 1(1)(a) is first used by Crossrail passenger

 

services,’.

 


 

Stephen Hammond

 

5

 

Page  17,  line  19  [Clause  26],  after ‘State’, insert ‘and such other persons (if any) as

 

it considers appropriate’.

 


 

Secretary Ruth Kelly

 

1

 

Page  20,  line  37  [Clause  30],  after ‘Office of Rail Regulation’, insert ‘and such

 

other persons (if any) as he considers appropriate’.

 


 

Stephen Hammond

 

7

 

Page  34,  line  30  [Clause  57],  leave out from ‘applies’ to ‘in’ in line 31 and insert

 

‘shall apply the provisions of this Act’.

 

Stephen Hammond

 

8

 

Page  34,  line  34  [Clause  57],  leave out ‘may also provide for any provision’ and

 

insert ‘shall also provide for the provisions’.


 
 

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Crossrail Bill, continued

 
 

Stephen Hammond

 

9

 

Page  34,  line  36  [Clause  57],  leave out subsection (4).

 

Stephen Hammond

 

10

 

Page  34,  line  41  [Clause  57],  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

An order under section 1 of the Transport and Works Act 1992 (c.42) which

 

relates to the extension of Crossrail shall be subject to the same parliamentary

 

procedures set out in respect of the scheduled works in this Act.’.

 


 

Stephen Hammond

 

6

 

Page  223,  line  23  [Schedule  14],  leave out sub-paragraph (5) and insert—

 

‘( )    

Where an appeal under sub-paragraph (4) is dismissed by the Secretary of State,

 

it shall be referred to arbitration’.

 


 

Stephen Hammond

 

11

 

Page  230,  line  30  [Schedule  16],  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

Where the site on which the facility was situated prior to discontinuation is

 

available for re-use, the facility should be reinstated under sub-paragraph (1) for

 

the original purpose of the facility and on this site.

 

(4B)    

Where the site on which the facility was situated prior to discontinuation is not

 

available for re-use, the facility should be reinstated under sub-paragraph (1) on

 

a site as close as possible to this site.

 

(4C)    

The provisions of sub-paragraphs (4A) and (4B) shall not apply if the nominated

 

undertaker, following consultation with the former owners and operators of the

 

facility and any other parties that might be affected by the reinstatement, decides

 

that an alternative site would be more appropriate for reinstatement.’.

 


 
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