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Midland Metro (Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Land Acquisition) Order 2020

The Midland Metro (Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Land Acquisition) Order 2020 was laid before Parliament on 8 July 2020

The Order confers further powers of compulsory acquisition on the West Midlands Combined Authority (“the Executive”) for the purpose of the works authorised by The Midland Metro (Wednesbury to Brierley Hill and Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2005. Powers for compulsory acquisition under the 2005 Order expired in 2010.

Anyone who is directly and specially affected by the Order can submit a petition against it, either to the House of Commons or to the House of Lords (but not both). The deadline for submitting petitions to the House of Commons is 1 September 2020. The deadline for submitting petitions to the House of Lords is 28 July 2020.

The text of the Order, a template for petitions, and guidance on the petitioning process are available via the links below.

• Midland Metro (Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Land Acquisition) Order
• Explanatory Memorandum
• Petitioning template
• Petitioning guidance  

House of Lords Private Bill Office

House of Commons Private Bill Office

House of Lords Private Bill Office