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Transport for London Bill [HL] 2010-12 to 2014-15

Type of Bill:
Private Bill
Parliamentary agents:
Eversheds LLP
Promoted by:
Petitioning period:
The House of Lords' petitioning period: 25 January 2011 to 7 February 2011.
The House of Commons petitioning period: 5 March 2014 to 13:00 on 14 March 2014

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

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons (no debate) | 08.07.2014

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill as brought from the Lords on 4 March 2014 | PDF version, 166KB 05.03.2014

Latest news on the Transport for London Bill [HL] 2010-12 to 2014-15

The Second Reading of the Bill was opposed on 1 July 2014. The Second Reading will be formally moved again on 8 July 2014 (the Second Reading was objected to repeatedly last Session).

 The Bill was successfully carried over from session 2013-14 and was taken formally through the stages it had already completed on 10 June 2014 in the House of Lords and then on 12 June 2014 in the House of Commons.

 

 

Petition information

If you are "specially and directly affected" by this Bill you may oppose the Bill or seek its amendment before a Select Committee in either or both Houses.  If you present a "petition" against the bill at the appropriate times (during a "petitioning period") you may be able to have your views on the bill heard by the Committee (in whichever House you petition).

There are specific times when petitions can be presented. 

House of Lords - The petitioning period for the House of Lords ran from 25 January 2011 to 17:00 hours on 7 February 2011.  One petition was presented (which was subsequently withdrawn on 18 March 2013).

House of Commons - The petitioning period in the House of Commons ran from 5 to 14 March 2014. Four petitions were presented.

The petitions against the Bill can be found via the "documents" link on the left hand side of this page.

There will be no further opportunity to petition against the Bill in either the House of Lords or the House of Commons.

Further information about petitioning can be found by following the link or you can contact one of the Private Bill Offices.  Staff in either office will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the process of opposing a private bill. 

Summary of the Transport for London Bill [HL] 2010-12 to 2014-15

The Bill (as originally introduced) would provide Transport for London (TfL) with further powers in respect of the arrangements for stewardship of its financial affairs and the management of its operational undertaking.

Key areas

  • enables TfL subsidiaries to mortgage or charge any of its property as security for money which it has borrowed or otherwise owes
  • changes the rules relating to TfL’s ability to carry out activities through a company limited by shares, or enter into limited partnerships (whether to promote or assist)
  • extends the powers of TfL’s subsidiaries in respect of risk mitigation investments.

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If you are "specially and directly affected" by a Private Bill you may oppose the Bill or seek its amendment before a Select Committee in either or in both Houses.