A bill with characteristics of both a public bill and a private bill is called a hybrid bill. Such bills are examined in Parliament by a combination of both procedures.
Hybrid Bills before Parliament
The Crossrail Bill was introduced in the House of Lords on 14 December 2007. For further information please see the House of Lords Select Committee on the Crossrail Bill.
Crossrail Bill information including related Business Papers, the progress of Bill, the Petitions against the Bill, and links to debates from 2004-05 to 2007-08.
Crossrail Bill Committee
The Crossrail Bill was committed to a Public Bill Committee on 8 November 2007.
The Committee met on 22 and 27 November and reported the Bill, as amended, to the House.
Crossrail Bill Committee information, including the published debates of the Committee, Membership details and the latest version of the Bill.
Select Committee on the Crossrail Bill
The Select Committee on the Crossrail Bill was nominated by the House of Commons on 5 December 2005.
It met from 13 December 2005 until 18 October 2007.
The Committee reported on 18 October 2007 and the First Special Report of the Select Committee on the Crossrail Bill, Session 2006-07, HC 235-I, was published on Tuesday 23 October 2007.
Hybrid Bills - Factsheet L5 (Legislative Series) ( PDF 156 KB)
Hybrid Bill Contacts in both Houses
House of Lords Select Committee on the Crossrail Bill
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