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Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Wednesday 2 November 2011

 

Consideration of Lords Amendments


 

Localism Bill

 

On Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Localism Bill


 

Lords Amendment No. 391

 

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Stephen Timms

 

(a)

 

Line  5,  at end insert ‘and, if more than 50 per cent. of the MDC’s area falls within

 

the area of a particular London council, the Mayor must, subject to sub-

 

parargraph (3), exercise the Mayor’s powers under sub-paragraph (1) so as to

 

secure that the members of that MDC include at least two elected members of

 

that London council.’.

 



 
 

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Localism Bill, continued

 
 

Lords Amendment No. 154

 

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Hilary Benn

 

Jack Dromey

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

Helen Jones

 

Chris Williamson

 

(a)

 

Line  13,  at end add—

 

‘(3D)    

An order under subsection (3) or subsection (3B) must include transitional

 

arrangements for all affected local authorities, including provision relating to

 

national policy statements and local development plan documents.’.

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 157

 

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Hilary Benn

 

Jack Dromey

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

Helen Jones

 

Chris Williamson

 

(a)

 

Line  8,  after ‘unviable’, insert ‘, and in making the regulations the Secretary of

 

State must include provision for independent assessments to be made in any

 

case where economic unviability is cited.’.

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 369

 

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Hilary Benn

 

Jack Dromey

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

Helen Jones

 

Chris Williamson

 

(a)

 

Line  5,  after ‘with’, insert ‘(including in particular a requirement that local

 

community organisations (as defined in the regulations) be given the

 

opportunity to comment on a proposal for a neighbourhood development

 

order)’.

 



 
 

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Lords Amendment No. 370

 

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Hilary Benn

 

Jack Dromey

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

Helen Jones

 

Chris Williamson

 

(a)

 

Line  3,  after ‘development’, insert ‘which for this purpose means development

 

that meets the social, economic and environmental needs of the present without

 

compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs, based

 

on the following guiding principles—

 

(a)    

living within environmental limits, namely respecting the limits of the

 

planet’s environment, resources and biodiversity, to improve our

 

environment and ensure that the natural resources needed for life are

 

unimpaired and remain so for future generations;

 

(b)    

ensuring a strong, healthy and just society, namely meeting the diverse

 

needs of all people in existing and future communities, promoting

 

personal wellbeing, social cohesion and inclusion, and creating equal

 

opportunity for all;

 

(c)    

achieving a sustainable economy, namely building a strong, stable and

 

sustainable economy which provides prosperity and opportunities to all,

 

and in which environmental and social costs fall on those who impose

 

them and efficient resource use is incentivised;

 

(d)    

promoting good governance, namely actively promoting effective,

 

participative systems of governance in all levels of society and engaging

 

people’s creativity, energy and diversity; and

 

(e)    

using sound science responsibly, namely ensuring policy is developed on

 

the basis of strong scientific evidence, whilst taking into account

 

scientific uncertainty (through the precautionary principle) as well as

 

public attitudes and values.’.

 

 


 
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