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Stage 1 scrutiny by the Justice Committee (secondary committee)

This page covers consideration of the Bill at Stage 1 only.

The Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee examined the specific proposals in the Forth Crossing Bill to use the existing Forth Road Bridge as a public transport corridor.

 

Timetable

The Committee has completed its scrutiny of the Bill at Stage 1 and has reported to the lead committee in the Parliament - the Forth Crossing Bill Committee. 

Read the Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee‘s Report to the Forth Crossing Bill Committee on the Forth Crossing Bill, 12 March 2010 (Session 3)

 

Call for views

 

Evidence

Written evidence


The Committee issued a call for evidence on 1 May 2009. 

Responses to call for evidence

Oral evidence

The Committee took evidence on the Bill at the following committee meetings—

    • Frazer Henderson, Bill Manager, John Howison, Interim Project Director, Mike Glover, Commission Project Manager, and David Anderson, Head of Transport Economics, Analysis and Research, Forth Replacement Crossing Team, Transport Scotland;
    • Alan Duff, Senior Transportation Advisor, Arup-Jacobs.
  • Supplementary written evidence supplied to the Committee
    • Alex Macaulay, Partnership Director, SEStran;
    • Bob McLellan, Head of Transportation Services, Fife Council;
    • Marshall Poulton, Head of Transport, City of Edinburgh Council.
  • Written evidence supplied to the Committee
  • Supplementary written evidence supplied to the Committee
    • Tom Hart, Vice President, Scottish Association for Public Transport;
    • Lawrence Marshall, Chair, ForthRight Alliance;
    • George Mair, Director, Scotland, Confederation of Passenger Transport
      UK;
    • Steve Walker, Operations Director, Stagecoach.
  • Written evidence supplied to the Committee
  • Supplementary written evidence supplied to the Committee
    • Martin Gallagher, Convener, Forth Replacement Crossing Sub-
      Committee, Queensferry and District Community Council;
    • Gavin Booth, Chair, Bus Users UK;
    • Juliette Summers, Chair, Bridge Replacement Interest Group (South);
    • Colin McPhail MBE, Chairman, Dalgety Bay and Hillend Community
      Council;
    • Barry Colford, Chief Engineer and Bridgemaster, Forth Estuary Transport
      Authority.

     

  • Written evidence supplied to the Committee