Changes to the HS2 hybrid bill

Additional legislation for the HS2 hybrid bill will be issued on July 13.

Following a debate in the House of Commons, the motion for the changes to the bill, known as Additional Provisions (AP2), was passed by MPs. Ministers confirmed during the debate that the intended deposit date for AP2 July 13, and the petitioning period will run from July 17 until August. 14.

A consultation on the Environment Statement documents will run from the July 17 to August 28.

The Government has issued an explanatory note which contains details of the amendments which make up the Additional Provisions:

High Speed Rail (London – West Midlands) Additional Provision 2 | July 2015 (pdf, 28Mb. External link)

HS2 Ltd has also provided an information paper:

High Speed two Information Paper. B8: Additional information (pdf, 167Kb. External link)