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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Monday 18 July 2011

 

For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s):

 

Public Bodies Bill [Lords] Committee 1 and 3

 

Public Bill Committee


 

Public Bodies Bill [Lords]

 

Nick Hurd

 

1

 

Schedule  1,  page  18,  line  30,  leave out ‘Football Licensing Authority’ and insert

 

‘Sports Grounds Safety Authority’.

 

Nick Hurd

 

2

 

Schedule  1,  page  19,  leave out lines 14 to 21.

 

Nick Hurd

 

3

 

Schedule  1,  page  19,  line  21,  at end insert ‘Registrar of Public Lending Right.’.

 

Nick Hurd

 

4

 

Schedule  1,  page  19,  line  23,  at end insert ‘Youth Justice Board for England and

 

Wales.’.

 

Nick Hurd

 

5

 

Schedule  1,  page  19,  leave out lines 31 to 36.

 

Nick Hurd

 

6

 

Schedule  2,  page  20,  leave out lines 18 to 20.

 

Nick Hurd

 

7

 

Schedule  3,  page  20,  line  26,  leave out ‘Civil Justice Council.’.


 
 

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Public Bodies Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Nick Hurd

 

8

 

Clause  4,  page  2,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

The consent of the Treasury is required to make an order under this section.’.

 

Nick Hurd

 

9

 

Schedule  4,  page  21,  line  9,  leave out ‘Civil Justice Council.’.

 

Nick Hurd

 

10

 

Schedule  4,  page  21,  line  16,  leave out ‘Sianel Pedwar Cymru (“S4C”).’.

 

Nick Hurd

 

11

 

Schedule  5,  page  21,  line  22,  at end insert ‘Chief Coroner, Deputy Chief Coroners,

 

Medical Advisers to the Chief Coroner and Deputy Medical Advisers to the Chief

 

Coroner.’.

 

Nick Hurd

 

12

 

Schedule  5,  page  21,  line  23,  leave out ‘Civil Justice Council.’.

 

Nick Hurd

 

13

 

Clause  6,  page  3,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

The consent of the Treasury is required to make provision by virtue of subsection

 

(2)(b) or (3) modifying funding arrangements.’.

 

Nick Hurd

 

14

 

Clause  10,  page  5,  line  41,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

Subsection (1)(a) does not apply to a body with no members or an office which

 

is vacant; and, where a body is consulted under that provision, any vacancy in its

 

membership is immaterial.’.

 

Nick Hurd

 

15

 

Clause  26,  page  15,  line  35,  after first ‘duty’, insert ‘, stamp duty land tax’.

 

Nick Hurd

 

16

 

Clause  30,  page  17,  line  19,  at end insert ‘subject to subsection (2)’.

 

Nick Hurd

 

17

 

Clause  30,  page  17,  line  19,  at end insert—

 

‘(2)    

The repeals in Schedule [regional development agencies: consequential repeals]

 

(regional development agencies: consequential repeals) have the same extent as

 

the enactments to which they relate.’.


 
 

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Public Bodies Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Nick Hurd

 

18

 

Clause  31,  page  17,  line  24,  at end insert ‘subject as follows’.

 

Nick Hurd

 

19

 

Clause  31,  page  17,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

Sections 10 and   11 (consultation and procedure) and 28 to 32 (final) come into

 

force on the day on which this Act is passed.’.

 

Nick Hurd

 

20

 

Clause  31,  page  17,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

Section [regional development agencies] and Schedule [regional development

 

agencies: consequential repeals] (regional development agencies) come into

 

force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint (and different

 

days may be appointed for different purposes, including the purposes of different

 

regional development agencies).’.

 

Nick Hurd

 

21

 

Clause  32,  page  17,  line  27,  leave out subsection (2).

 

Regional development agencies

 

Nick Hurd

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The regional development agencies are abolished.

 

(2)    

Subsection (1) does not apply to the London Development Agency (provision for

 

the abolition of which is contained in the Localism Act 2011).

 

(3)    

The enactments specified in Schedule (regional development agencies:

 

consequential repeals) are repealed to the extent shown.

 

(4)    

The Secretary of State may by order make provision for the purpose of facilitating

 

or securing that activities begun by a regional development agency may be

 

continued or completed by another person.

 

(5)    

That includes in particular provision securing or facilitating that a person

 

continuing or completing activities begun by a regional development agency may

 

for their own purposes exercise any power of the agency.

 

(6)    

The powers referred to in subsection (5) include—

 

(a)    

powers of compulsory acquisition of land or rights over land;

 

(b)    

rights of entry.

 

(7)    

The Secretary of State may by order make other consequential, supplementary,

 

incidental or transitional provision, or savings.

 

(8)    

A statutory instrument containing an order under this section—

 

(a)    

if it contains provision repealing or amending an enactment, may not be

 

made unless it has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each

 

House of Parliament;

 

(b)    

in any other case, is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of

 

either House of Parliament.


 
 

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Public Bodies Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

(9)    

The Secretary of State may make a scheme for the transfer of property, rights and

 

liabilities of a regional development agency to an eligible person or any body

 

corporate in connection with the abolition of the agency under subsection (1); and

 

sections 24(4) to (9) and 26 apply in relation to such a scheme.

 

(10)    

A scheme under subsection (9) may be included in an order under this section, but

 

if not so included must be laid before Parliament after being made.

 

(11)    

In this section “regional development agency” means a development agency

 

established under the Regional Development Agencies Act 1998.’.

 

Sianel Pedwar Cymru

 

Nick Hurd

 

NC2

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘For section 61 of the Broadcasting Act 1990 (funding of Sianel Pedwar Cymru)

 

there is substituted—

 

“61    

Funding of Welsh Authority

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State shall secure that in 2012 and each subsequent year

 

the Welsh Authority are paid an amount which he considers sufficient to

 

cover the cost to the Authority during that year of—

 

(a)    

providing the Authority’s public services (within the meaning of

 

section 207 of the Communications Act 2003), and

 

(b)    

arranging for the broadcasting or distribution of those services.

 

(2)    

The Secretary of State may discharge the duty in subsection (1) by

 

making payments himself or entering into an agreement with another

 

person for that person to do so (or both).

 

(3)    

If under this section the Welsh Authority are paid an amount for any year

 

which exceeds the cost referred to in subsection (1), the Authority may

 

pay the difference from the public service fund referred to in section 61A

 

to the person (or pro rata to the persons) from whom payments were

 

received.

 

(4)    

Any sums required by the Secretary of State under this section shall be

 

paid out of money provided by Parliament.”’.

 

Nick Hurd

 

NS1

 

To move the following Schedule:—

 

‘Regional development agencies: consequential repeals

 

Short title and chapter

Extent of repeal

 
 

Parliamentary Commissioner Act

In Schedule 2, “Regional development agencies”.

 
 

1967 (c. 13)

  
 

Superannuation Act 1972 (c. 11)

In Schedule 1, “A development agency established

 
  

under section 1 of the Regional Development

 
  

Agencies Act 1998”.

 
 

House of Commons

In Part 2 of Schedule 1, “A development agency

 
 

Disqualification Act 1975

established under section 1 of the Regional

 
 

(c. 24)

Development Agencies Act 1998”.

 
 

Northern Ireland Assembly

In Part 2 of Schedule 1, “A development agency

 
 

Disqualification Act 1975

established under section 1 of the Regional

 
 

(c. 25)

Development Agencies Act 1998”.

 
 

Deregulation and Contracting Out

Section 70(1ZA)(a).

 
 

Act 1994 (c. 40)

  
 

Regional Development Agencies

The whole Act, so far as not repealed by the

 
 

Act 1998 (c. 45)

Localism Act 2011.

 
 

Greater London Authority Act

In Schedule 25, paragraphs 1 and 6(1) and (2).

 
 

1999 (c. 29)

  
 

Freedom of Information Act 2000

In Schedule 1, in Part 6, “Any regional development

 
 

(c. 36)

agency established under the Regional

 
  

Development Agencies Act 1998,”.

 
 

Transport Act 2000 (c. 38)

In Schedule 5, paragraph 18.

 
 

Communications Act 2003 (c. 21)

In Schedule 17, paragraph 155.

 
 

London Olympic Games and

Section 36.

 
 

Paralympic Games Act 2006

  
 

(c. 12)

  
 

Natural Environment and Rural

Section 26(2)(c) and (4).

 
 

Communities Act 2006 (c. 16)

  
 

Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement

In Schedule 22, paragraph 10.

 
 

Act 2007 (c. 15)

  
 

Sustainable Communities Act 2007

In section 8, the definition of “region”.

 
 

(c. 23)

  
 

Local Government and Public

Section 104(2)(l).

 
 

Involvement in Health Act 2007

  
 

(c. 28)

  
 

Housing and Regeneration Act

Section 51(1)(a)(iii) (but not the final “or”).

 
 

2008 (c. 17)

  
  

In Schedule 8, paragraphs 66 to 71.

 
 

Planning Act 2008 (c. 29)

In Schedule 9, paragraph 6.

 
 

Local Democracy, Economic

In section 23—

 
 

Development and Construction

(a)    

subsection (2)(i), and

 
 

Act 2009 (c. 20)

(b)    

in subsection (7), the definition of “regional

 
  

development agency”.

 
  

Section 83.

 
  

Section 123(2)(j).

 
 

Corporation Tax Act 2010 (c. 4)

In Schedule 1, paragraph 299.

 
 

Equality Act 2010 (c. 15)

Section 1(3)(j).

 
  

In Part 1 of Schedule 19, “A regional development

 
  

agency established by the Regional Development

 
  

Agencies Act 1998”.

 
 

Postal Services Act 2011 (c. 5)

In Part 3 of Schedule 12, paragraph 154.

 

 
 

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Public Bodies Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

            

NOTE

 

1          

Nothing in this Schedule affects the meaning of “region” given by section

 

333A(10) of the Greater London Authority Act 1999, section 101(1)(c) of the

 

Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, section 31(2) of the


 
 

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Public Bodies Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Civil Contingencies Act 2004 or section 8 of the Sustainable Communities Act

 

2007; or the meaning of “regional” given by section 76A(9) of the Town and

 

Country Planning Act 1990.’.

 

Nick Hurd

 

22

 

Title,  line  3,  after ‘bodies;’ insert ‘to abolish regional development agencies;’.

 

Nick Hurd

 

23

 

Title,  line  3,  after ‘bodies;’ insert ‘to make provision about the funding of Sianel Pedwar

 

Cymru;’.

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

Jon Trickett

 

24

 

Schedule  1,  page  18,  leave out line 11.

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

Jon Trickett

 

25

 

Schedule  1,  page  18,  leave out line 18.

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

Jon Trickett

 

26

 

Schedule  1,  page  18,  leave out lines 5 and 6.

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

Jon Trickett

 

27

 

Schedule  1,  page  18,  leave out lines 7 to 9.

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

Jon Trickett

 

28

 

Schedule  1,  page  18,  leave out line 24.

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

Jon Trickett

 

29

 

Schedule  1,  page  19,  leave out lines 11 to 21.

 

Impact assessment of removal of regional development agencies (RDAs)

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

Jon Trickett

 

NC3

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Before abolishing any regional development agency (RDA), the Secretary of

 

State must produce and lay before both Houses of Parliament a report setting out

 

the impact of the removal of RDAs on business development and economic


 
 

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Public Bodies Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

growth in the region concerned and the preparedness of local economic

 

partnerships (LEPs) to take over the functions of RDAs.’.

 


 
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