Forth Road Bridge Bill


Stage 1 Scrutiny by the Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee (lead committee)

Forth Road Bridge: Douglas McGilviray / iStockphoto

This page covers consideration of the Bill at Stage 1 only.

The Bill and accompanying documents together with other supporting information can be read on the Forth Road Bridge Bill webpage. 


The Committee issued a call for written evidence on 20 December 2012.

The Committee took oral evidence at its meeting on 16 January 2013 from the Scottish Government Bill team.

The Committee took oral evidence at its meetings on 6 February, 20 February and 27 February 2013.

Supplementary written evidence from The City of Edinburgh Council was received following the evidence session on 20 February 2013.


The Stage 1 Report, published on 18 March 2013, can be found at the following link:


The Bill was debated by the Parliament on 26 March. Please click here for the official report.

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