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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 16 July 2013

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill


 

[FIFTH AND SIXTH SITTINGS]


 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Frank Dobson

 

Withdrawn  12

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  2,  after ‘expenditure’, insert ‘up to a limit of £50 million’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Frank Dobson

 

Not called  13

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  3,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

Any further expenditure shall be limited to tranches of £50 million (not including

 

monies paid under any compensation scheme) each of which shall individually be

 

approved by a resolution of both Houses of Parliament.’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Frank Dobson

 

Not called  14

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  3,  at end insert ‘No expenditure shall be incurred under this

 

Act after a period of six months beginning with Royal Assent.’.

 

Lilian Greenwood

 

Nic Dakin

 

Pat Glass

 

Frank Dobson

 

Negatived on division  22

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  5,  after ‘lines’, insert ‘adding capacity between and’.

 

Lilian Greenwood

 

Nic Dakin

 

Pat Glass

 

Frank Dobson

 

Negatived on division  23

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  8,  leave out ‘the East Midlands’ and insert ‘the Nottingham/

 

Derby corridor’.


 
 

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High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill, continued

 
 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Frank Dobson

 

Not moved  5

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  10,  after ‘Leeds’ leave out ‘and’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Frank Dobson

 

Not moved  6

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  11,  after ‘Manchester’, insert ‘and one or more towns or

 

cities in Scotland’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Frank Dobson

 

Withdrawn  7

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘railway’, insert ‘, road and airport’.

 

Lilian Greenwood

 

Nic Dakin

 

Pat Glass

 

Graeme Morrice

 

Frank Dobson

 

Negatived on division  24

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  12,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

provides new services to destinations including, but not limited to,

 

Glasgow and Edinburgh.’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Frank Dobson

 

Not moved  8

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  13,  leave out ‘includes’ and insert ‘is restricted to’.

 

Lilian Greenwood

 

Nic Dakin

 

Pat Glass

 

Frank Dobson

 

Withdrawn  25

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  13,  leave out ‘includes’ and insert ‘is limited to’.

 

Lilian Greenwood

 

Nic Dakin

 

Pat Glass

 

Frank Dobson

 

Withdrawn  26

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  19,  leave out ‘includes’ and insert ‘is limited to’.

 

Mrs Caroline Spelman

 

Mr William Cash

 

Frank Dobson

 

Withdrawn  1

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  21,  leave out ‘and’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 16 July 2013            

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High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill, continued

 
 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Frank Dobson

 

Withdrawn  9

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  22,  after ‘providing’, insert ‘generous’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Frank Dobson

 

Withdrawn  10

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  22,  after ‘property’, insert ‘, businesses and persons’.

 

Lilian Greenwood

 

Nic Dakin

 

Pat Glass

 

Frank Dobson

 

Not moved  27

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  22,  leave out ‘in respect of property likely to be affected’.

 

Mrs Caroline Spelman

 

Mr William Cash

 

Frank Dobson

 

Not moved  2

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  22,  after ‘affected’, insert ‘, and

 

(d)    

in implementing a scheme for the issuing of transferable bonds in respect

 

of affected properties allowing owners of such properties to require their

 

purchase at unblighted prices.’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Not selected  39

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  22,  after ‘affected’, insert ‘and in respect of impacts on the

 

natural environment’.

 

Mrs Caroline Spelman

 

Mr William Cash

 

Frank Dobson

 

Withdrawn  3

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  22,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

Expenditure mentioned in subsection (4)(b) and (c) shall be minimised so far as

 

reasonably practicable through agreements with owners of affected properties

 

with the purpose of mitigating the impacts of the network referred to in subsection

 

(1) on those properties.’.

 

Mrs Caroline Spelman

 

Mr William Cash

 

Frank Dobson

 

Withdrawn  4

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  22,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

In incurring any expenditure mentioned in subsection (4) the Secretary of State or

 

any other person authorised by the Secretary of State to incur such expenditure

 

shall be under a duty to act fairly towards the owner of any property being

 

acquired and any claimant for compensation.

 

(4B)    

The Secretary of State shall issue a code of practice specifying how the duty

 

referred to in subsection (4A) is to be discharged.

 

(4C)    

The code—

 

(a)    

shall not be issued unless a draft has been laid before Parliament, and


 
 

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High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill, continued

 
 

(b)    

shall come into force in accordance with provision made by order of the

 

Secretary of State.

 

(4D)    

The Secretary of State shall from time to time review the code and may revise and

 

re-issue it following a review; and a reference in this section to the code includes

 

a reference to the code as revised.’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Frank Dobson

 

Not moved  11

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  22,  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

in providing and maintaining a property bond system as detailed in

 

Schedule 1 to this Bill.’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Not selected  40

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  22,  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

in providing comprehensive and proportionate mitigation and

 

compensation measures that take into account the local value of habitats

 

impacted on by the high speed line’s construction, based on the Lawton

 

principles.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

[Adjourned until Thursday at 11.30 am


 
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