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Transport for London Act 2016

Private Bill

Originated in the House of Lords, Sessions 2010-12, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16

Last updated: 19 May 2016 at 23:23

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Long title

A Bill to confer further powers upon Transport for London; and for related purposes.


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
  • extends the powers of TfL’s subsidiaries in respect of risk mitigation investments.


Transport for London

Current version of the Bill

Transport for London Act 2016 c.i
12 May 2016

Petition Information

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

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 One petition was presented (which was subsequently withdrawn on 18 March 2013).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.

Parliamentary agent

Firms with one or more "Roll A" parliamentary agents who are acting for the promoters of this Bill.

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Lords
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Bill in the House of Commons
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Final stages
Consideration of amendments
Royal Assent
In progress
Not applicable
Not yet reached