Forth Crossing Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill to give the Scottish Ministers power to construct a new bridge over the Firth of Forth and to construct and improve associated roads and structures; to authorise the acquisition, or temporary possession and use, of land for construction and improvement works; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill received Royal Assent on 20 January 2011.

Stage 1

The Lead Committee for Stage 1 was the Forth Crossing Bill Committee.

Lead committee: Forth Crossing Bill Committee

The Bill was also considered by the following committees:

Secondary committee: Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee

Other committees:

Finance Committee

Subordinate Legislation Committee

The Stage 1 debate took place on 26 May 2010.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 1 (26 May 2010):

The Bill passed Stage 1 on 26 May 2010.

Stage 2

17 November 2010 (Consideration of amendments, Day 1)

Stage 2 was completed on 17 November 2010.

The deadline for completion of Stage 2 was 26 November 2010.

After Stage 2

The Subordinate Legislation Committee considered the delegated powers provisions in this Bill after Stage 2.

Subordinate Legislation Committee:



Stage 3

The Stage 3 debate was held on 15 December 2010.

The Bill passed Stage 3 on 15 December 2010.

Royal Assent

The Bill received Royal Assent on 20 January 2011.

Passage of the Bill:










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