Edinburgh Airport Rail Link Bill

 

Outcome: E

A Bill to authorise the construction of new railways to link Edinburgh Airport to the national rail network; to make provision concerning planning agreements and developer contributions relating to the railway; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

Royal Assent 19 April 2007

Introduction of the Bill

The Bill was introduced by tie on 16 March 2006

Bill as introduced:

Environmental statement and documents:

 

Research Briefings on Bill

SPICe briefing

Objection period

Objection period: 17/03/2006 to 15/07/2006

List of Objections

The following objections are admissible in respect of the whole Bill—

5.       Mr K A Sutherland

7.       Mr D G Smart

10.      Mr J D Ede

14.      Mr and Mrs T Hodges + 7 signatories (Almondhill)

43.      Mr G Baillie

47.      Mr D MacPhee (Rail Future Scotland)

The following objections are admissible in respect of the specified provisions in the Bill—

1.       Mr S Kennedy + 13 signatories (Roddinglaw)

2.       Mr W Bryant

3.       Mr and Mrs T A Pollock (Withdrawn 02 October 2006)

4.       Mr C D Brunton

6.       O2 (UK) Ltd (Withdrawn 04 August 2006)

8.       Mr P Coultas

9.       Mr and Mrs S Chalmers

11.      Mr I Johnston

12.      C J Staples (Withdrawn 02 November 2006)

13.      Mr D Mackie

15.      New Ingliston Ltd (Withdrawn 30 November 2006)

16.      Grampian Country Food Group (Withdrawn 02 October 2006)

17.      Freelands Farm

18.      Meadowfield Development (now known as West Craigs) (Withdrawn 30 November 2006)

19.      Balmer & Scott (Withdrawn 27 October 2006)

20.      A G Allison & others

21.      Royal Mail Group plc (Withdrawn 02 October 2006)

22.      British Transport Police Authority / British Transport Police Force (Withdrawn 22 November 2006)

23.      BRB (Residuary) Ltd (Withdrawn 20 November 2006)

24.      Mr and Mrs W Marshall (Withdrawn 29 November 2006)

25.      CALA Land Investments Ltd (Withdrawn 25 November 2006)

26.      Wm Pollock & Sons (Withdrawn 23 November 2006)

27.      Mrs J Watson (Withdrawn 27 November 2006)

28.      Premier Property Group Ltd (Withdrawn 27 November 2006)

29.      Mrs A McGowan

30.      Mr J G Dudgeon & Sons Farmers Ltd (Withdrawn 26 October 2006)

31.      Scottish Power (Withdrawn 06 October 2006)

32.      Ms S A Keenan

33.      Edinburgh Airport Ltd (Withdrawn 07 November 2006)

34.      FSH Nominees Ltd / FSH Airport (Edinburgh) Services Ltd (Withdrawn 29 November 2006)

35.      Mr D Watson (Withdrawn 16 October 2006)

36.      Ratho & District Community Council

37.      Lord Rosebery / NFUS (Withdrawn 29 November 2006)

38.      The Winchburgh Trust & others

39.      Dundas Trust & others

40.      Hopetoun Estates & others

41.      Aithrie Estates & others

42.      Edinburgh & Lothian Badger Group (Withdrawn 30 November 2006)

44.      Prof & Mrs R J Graves

45.      Walker Group (Scotland) Ltd  / CALA Management Ltd (Withdrawn 27 November 2006)

46.      Danzan 2003 Trust & others (Withdrawn 28 November 2006)

48.      Mr and Mrs B Chambers (x)

x Objection was lodged outwith specified objection period. The Committee accepted at its meeting 20 June 2006 that the objector had shown good reason for not lodging their objection within the specified objection period.

 

 

Preliminary Stage

Edinburgh Airport Rail Link Bill Committee Official Report from 

 

Preliminary Stage Report (Edinburgh Airport Rail Link Bill Committee) published on 15 September 2007

Chamber Proceedings at Preliminary Stage:

 

Final Stage

Official Report of Chamber proceedings

14 March 2007

Bill passed on 14 March 2007

 Passage of the Bill:

Received Royal Assent 19 April 2007

Edinburgh Airport Rail Link Act 2007

 
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