High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill Select Committee (Commons) - publications

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    A Session is a parliamentary year. Following the 2011 Fixed-term Parliament Act Sessions typically begin in May and run for 12 months.

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    Select committees conduct inquiries and produce reports on a range of matters, from the conduct of Government to specialist subject areas.

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    • Reports and associated evidence – Reports of Committee inquires. This category may also include Special Reports where they are used by a Committee to bring matters relating to conduct of its business to the notice of the House.
    • Responses to Reports - Responses may be published as a Special Report, or as a Command Paper. They may also be appended to a Report should the Committee have substantial comments on the Response, in which case they can be found listed under Reports. 
    • Other oral and written evidence - Evidence taken by the Committee that has yet to or did not result in the publication of a Report. This includes transcripts of recent meetings.
    • Estimate Memoranda - An Estimate memorandum is an explanatory note that accompanies a government department’s estimate (a means by which a department seeks authority from Parliament for its spending plans).
    • Correspondence - Correspondence sent from or received by the Committee or its Chair.

Reports and associated evidence




Petitions materials


HS2 oral evidence

HS2 uncorrected oral evidence

Publication types

The filters on the page show the different types of documents available for this Committee; descriptions of each publication type are as follows:

  • Programme: Petitioner(s) dates and sitting times
  • Visits: Current / former line route visit itineraries
  • Petitions materials: Petition-related information
  • Correspondence: Letters addressed to the Committee
  • Evidence: Evidence cited during hearings
  • HS2 oral evidence: Corrected transcripts
  • HS2 uncorrected oral evidence: Uncorrected transcripts from hearings