Policy paper

Understanding the hybrid bill: HS2 Phase 2a information papers

What the hybrid bill is, its powers, and how HS2 Ltd will comply with Parliamentary commitments during its passage.



Series B of the Phase 2a information papers, explain what the hybrid Bill is. This includes descriptions of the various sections, the powers that are included in the bill and other related information.

You can also find details on compliance with legislation and human rights, recording and meeting undertakings and assurances, and the planning regime associated with the bill.

Published 17 July 2017
Last updated 13 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Paper B11 added
  2. Paper B10 updated and change log added
  3. Update relating to the Second Reading of the Phase 2a bill added
  4. First published.