Crossrail Bill Select Committee

Welcome to the homepage of the Select Committee on the Crossrail Bill.

The Select Committee on the Crossrail Bill was formally dissolved on 18 October 2007.

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.




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.




Crossrail Bill

Bill Information including related Business Papers, the progress of Bill, the Petitions against the Bill, and links to debates 2004-05, 2005-06 and 2006-07.

Committee Remit

Frequently asked questions

House of Commons Private Bill Office

House of Lords Select Committee on the Crossrail Bill




Report of the Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills

On Thursday 11 October 2007, the Crossrail Bill Amendments of Provisions were examined by the Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills for compliance with the House's rules on Private Bills.

Examination of Amendments of Provisions

Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills transcript




Consideration of the Examiners' Report

On Thursday 18 October 2007, the House of Commons Standing Orders Committee and the House of Lords Standing Orders (Private Bills) Committee sat to consider the Examiners' report.

House of Commons Standing Orders Committee transcript

House of Lords Standing Orders (Private Bills) Committee transcript

Statement on behalf of the Secretary of State for Transport in support of the Application for Dispensation with Standing Orders




Further information can be found through the House of Commons Information Office Factsheets, Legislation Series:

L1 The Parliamentary Stages of a Government Bill

L4 Private Bills

L5 Hybrid Bills