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Use the links below to access guidance on petitioning against the High Speed Rail (West Midlands – Crewe) Bill.
The guidance is also available as a Word Document ( DOCX 1.21 MB) - (Part 1 of 4) .
Guide for petitioners January 2019 - (Part 2 of 4). ( PDF 685 KB)
Short guide to effective petitioning in Committee ( PDF 575 KB) - (Part 3 of 4).
Large Print - Guide for Petitioners ( PDF 621 KB) (Part 4 of 4)
What is the High Speed Rail (West Midlands – Crewe) Bill? What is a hybrid bill? Who is involved in the process?
A petition against the High Speed Rail (West Midlands – Crewe) Bill is different to an e-petition or a public petition.
Will your petition be considered by the committee? How to know if you’re directly and specially affected. Who decides whether my petition will be considered?
Can someone else represent me? Does a business, group or organisation need a representative? How are local authorities represented? Should I employ a legal expert to represent my petition? Which Parliamentary Agents can represent me?
Will my petition be published? Will HS2 Ltd and the Department for Transport see my petition? What happens next?