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Infrastructure Act 2015

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Lords, Session 2014-15

Act of Parliament (1)

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

Infrastructure Act 2015 c.7
16 February 2015
Commons

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

Bill 172 2014-15, Lords Amendments to, Consequential on, or in Lieu of, Certain Commons Amendments
10 February 2015
Commons
28 January 2015
Lords
Bill 154 2014-2015 [as amended in Public Bill Committee]
16 January 2015
Commons
Bill 124 2014-15, as brought from the Lords
21 November 2014
Commons
11 November 2014
Lords
HL Bill 45 2014-15, as amended in Committee
16 October 2014
Lords
6 June 2014
Lords

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons. Please note that these are unofficial versions and may not be completely accurate.

Version of the bill showing changes made in committee
26 January 2015
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed. Page and line references in amendment papers refer to the PDF version of the Bill.

Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 11 February 2015
11 February 2015
Commons
Marshalled List of Motions and Amendments to be moved on consideration of Commons Amendments
7 February 2015
Lords
Motions and Amendments to be moved on consideration of Commons Amendments
6 February 2015
Lords
Motions and Amendments to be moved on consideration of Commons Amendments
5 February 2015
Lords
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 26 January 2015
24 January 2015
Commons
Notices of Amendments given up to and including 22 January 2015
23 January 2015
Commons
Provisional Notices of Amendments and Added Names as at 22 January 2015
22 January 2015
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 21 January 2015
22 January 2015
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 20 January 2015
21 January 2015
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 19 January 2015
20 January 2015
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 15 January 2015
16 January 2015
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 15 January 2015
15 January 2015
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 13 January 2015
13 January 2015
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 8 January 2015
9 January 2015
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 8 January 2015
8 January 2015
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 6 January 2015
7 January 2015
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 6 January 2015
6 January 2015
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on 18 December 2014
19 December 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 18 December 2014
18 December 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on Tuesday 16 December 2014
17 December 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at Tuesday 16 December 2014
16 December 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on Thursday 11 December 2014
12 December 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given up to and including Friday 12 December 2014
12 December 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on Wednesday 10 December 2014
11 December 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on Tuesday 9 December 2014
10 December 2014
Commons
Notices of Amendments given on Monday 8 December 2014
9 December 2014
Commons
Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Third Reading
19 November 2014
Lords
18 November 2014
Lords
14 November 2014
Lords
Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report
7 November 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved on Report [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List]
6 November 2014
Lords
Amendment to be moved on Report [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List]
5 November 2014
Lords
Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report
4 November 2014
Lords
Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report
1 November 2014
Lords
Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report
31 October 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved on Report
30 October 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved on Report
29 October 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved on Report
28 October 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved on Report
25 October 2014
Lords
Amendment to be moved on Report
23 October 2014
Lords
Amendment to be moved on Report
17 October 2014
Lords
Revised Seventh Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
14 October 2014
Lords
Seventh Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
11 October 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Sixth Marshalled List]
10 October 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Sixth Marshalled List]
9 October 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Sixth Marshalled List]
26 September 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Sixth Marshalled List]
9 September 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Sixth Marshalled List]
22 August 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Sixth Marshalled List]
22 July 2014
Lords
Sixth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
19 July 2014
Lords
Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Fifth Marshalled List]
18 July 2014
Lords
Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Fifth Marshalled List]
17 July 2014
Lords
Fifth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
16 July 2014
Lords
Fourth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
14 July 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List]
11 July 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List]
10 July 2014
Lords
Third Marshalled List of Amendments Moved in Grand Committee
9 July 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List]
8 July 2014
Lords
Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
5 July 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee [Supplementary to the Marshalled List]
3 July 2014
Lords
Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
2 July 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
1 July 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
28 June 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
27 June 2014
Lords
Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee
25 June 2014
Lords
Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee
20 June 2014
Lords

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

Consideration of Lords Amendments
11 February 2015
Commons
Consideration on Report
23 January 2015
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 6
14 January 2015
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 5
12 January 2015
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 4
8 January 2015
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 3
5 January 2015
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 2
17 December 2014
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 1
15 December 2014
Commons

Details of proceedings in Public Bill Committee or Committee of the whole House, on any report (consideration) stage, and on any consideration of Lords Amendments or any subsequent Lords Messages. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Message as at 11 February 2015
12 February 2015
Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 26 January 2015
27 January 2015
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 15 January 2015
16 January 2015
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 13 January 2015
14 January 2015
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 8 January 2015
9 January 2015
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 6 January 2015
7 January 2015
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 18 December 2014
19 December 2014
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 16 December 2014
17 December 2014
Commons

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

Briefing Paper on Second Reading
5 December 2014
Commons
Library Note 2014/018
30 June 2014
Lords

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

Have your say on the Infrastructure Bill
12 December 2014
Commons

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

Commons Committee stage

Written Evidence - consolidated PDF version
19 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Rail Delivery Group (IB52)
16 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: District Councils' Network (IB53)
16 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Centrica (IB40)
15 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (IB41)
15 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Gravesham Borough Council (IB42)
15 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Claire Robertson (IB43)
15 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Which? (IB44)
15 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: National Farmers' Union (IB45)
15 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Chiltern District Council (IB46)
15 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: The Open Spaces Society (IB47)
15 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Sam Miller (IB48)
15 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: National Grid Plc (IB49)
15 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: The Carbon Catalysts Group (IB50)
15 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: South Bucks District Council (IB51)
15 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Friends of the Earth (IB30)
13 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Dr Janet Moxley (IB31)
13 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Arun District Council (IB32)
13 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Save Wildlife (IB33)
13 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Roger Humphry (IB34)
13 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Helen Cuppleditch (IB35)
13 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: GMB (IB36)
13 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Quaker Peace & Social Witness (IB37)
13 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: RenewableUK (IB38)
13 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: ClientEarth (IB39)
13 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: CIWEM (IB27)
9 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: British Property Federation (IB28)
9 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Vernon Moat (IB29)
9 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Local Land Charges Institute’s (LLCI) (IB15)
7 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: United Kingdom Onshore Oil and Gas (UKOOG) (IB16)
7 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Local Government Technical Advisers' Group (IB17)
7 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: 38 Degrees Stroud (IB18)
7 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Local Government Association’s (LGA) (IB19)
7 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) (IB20)
7 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Miss E R Adam (IB21)
7 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Alan Tootill (IB22)
7 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Campaign for the Protection of Rural England (CPRE) (IB23)
7 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Alliance of British Drivers (ABD) (IB24)
7 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: National Farmers’ Union (NFU) (IB26)
7 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: John Oddie (IB25)
7 January 2015
Commons
Written Evidence: Campaign for Better Transport (IB08)
19 December 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) (IB09)
19 December 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Sustrans (IB10)
19 December 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: James A. Coghlan (IB11)
19 December 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: UK Green Building Council (IB12)
19 December 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: National Farmers' Union (IB13)
19 December 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Letter from Mrs Anne Main MP (IB14)
19 December 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Civil Engineering Contractors Association (IB01)
17 December 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Woodland Trust (IB02)
17 December 2014
Commons
Written Evidence:TravelWatch Northwest (IB03)
17 December 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) (IB04)
17 December 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Transport Planning Society (TPS) (IB05)
17 December 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Living Streets (IB06)
17 December 2014
Commons
Written Evidence: Water UK (IB07)
17 December 2014
Commons

List of related Impact Assessments

Impact Assessment
12 February 2015
Impact Assessment (revised)
18 November 2014
Impact Assessment
3 June 2014

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

Letter from John Hayes MP to Richard Burden MP regarding his concerns around the use of the term "constructive dismissal" in an amendment to the Infrastructure Bill.
4 February 2015
Letter from John Hayes MP to Tom Greatrex MP regarding the Community Electricity Right (CER) provisions of the Infrastructure Bill
22 January 2015
Letter dated from John Hayes MP to Jim Hood MP and Roger Gale MP regarding Infrastructure Bill and amendments in respect of the abolition of the Public Works Loan Board
16 January 2015
Letter from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord McKenzie of Luton regarding the Government's proposals on the Land Registry
16 November 2014
Letter from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord McKenzie of Luton regarding clause 21 and the definition of public bodies
16 November 2014
Letter from Lord Ahmad to Lord McKenzie of Luton regarding clauses 21 and 22
22 July 2014
Letter from Lord Ahmad to Lord Jenkin of Roding and Lord Tope regarding Land Registry
22 July 2014
Letter from Lord Ahmad to Lord McKenzie of Luton regarding Infrastructure Bill: planning.
22 July 2014
Letter from Lord Ahmad to Lord McKenzie of Luton regarding Infrastructure Bill, clauses 21 and 22.
22 July 2014
Letter from Lord Ahmad to Lord Jenkin of Roding and Lord Tope regarding Infrastructure Bill: Land Registry.
22 July 2014

Full transcripts

Commons Committee stage

16 January 2015
Commons
16 January 2015
Commons
14 January 2015
Commons
14 January 2015
Commons
9 January 2015
Commons
9 January 2015
Commons
7 January 2015
Commons
7 January 2015
Commons
19 December 2014
Commons
17 December 2014
Commons
17 December 2014
Commons

Lords 1st reading

5 June 2014
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

18 June 2014
Lords

Lords Committee stage

Committee: 7th sitting
14 October 2014
Lords
Committee: 6th sitting
22 July 2014
Lords
Committee: 5th sitting
17 July 2014
Lords
Committee: 4th sitting
15 July 2014
Lords
Committee: 3rd sitting
10 July 2014
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting
8 July 2014
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting
3 July 2014
Lords

Lords Report stage

Report: 3rd sitting
10 November 2014
Lords
Report: 2nd sitting
5 November 2014
Lords
Report: 1st sitting
3 November 2014
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

19 November 2014
Lords

Commons 1st reading

20 November 2014
Commons

Commons 2nd reading

8 December 2014
Commons

Commons Programme motion

Programme motion
8 December 2014
Commons

Commons Money resolution

Money resolution
8 December 2014
Commons

Commons Ways and Means resolution

Ways and Means resolution
8 December 2014
Commons

Commons Programme motion

Programme motion
26 January 2015
Commons

Commons Report stage

26 January 2015
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

26 January 2015
Commons

Lords Consideration of Commons amendments

9 February 2015
Lords

Commons Programme motion

Programme motion
11 February 2015
Commons

Commons Consideration of Lords amendments

11 February 2015
Commons

Royal Assent

12 February 2015