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Notices of Amendments

 

given up to and including

 

Tuesday 29 October 2013

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

Consideration of Bill


 

High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill, As Amended


 

New Clause

 

Consequential spending for Wales

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeil

 

NC1

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘An amount equal to the annual expenditure under this Act multiplied by the ratio

 

of the population of Wales to that of England will be allocated to the assigned

 

Departmental Expenditure Limit for Wales by HM Treasury for the duration of

 

expenditure on the high speed railway transport network.’.

 


 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

18

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  5,  leave out ‘at least’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

12

 

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

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

13

 

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

 

in Scotland’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 29 October 2013                  

1196

 

High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeil

 

28

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  11,  at end insert ‘Scottish destinations’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

14

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘network’, add ‘, and any newly constructed railway

 

lines, roads, airports and light railways’.

 

Mary Creagh

 

Lilian Greenwood

 

17

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  12,  at end add ‘as well as with such other parts of the

 

transport network (including roads, footpaths, cycleways, airports and light railways) as

 

the Secretary of State considers appropriate.’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

19

 

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

 

‘(c)    

extends substantially no further than Phases One and Two of the High

 

Speed 2 network connecting the places set out in section 1(2)(a).’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

20

 

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

 

‘(2A)    

Expenditure permitted under this Act and in connection with the network

 

(including rolling stock to be used on it) is limited to £50 billion.’.

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

29

 

Parliamentary Star    

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

 

‘(2A)    

No expenditure shall be incurred under Clause 1 unless it has been matched by an

 

equivalent or similar sum paid or guaranteed from non-taxpayer funded sources.’.

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

30

 

Parliamentary Star    

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

 

‘(2A)    

Expenditure under this Act shall be limited to £5 billion.’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

15

 

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

 

Mrs Caroline Spelman

 

Frank Dobson

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

10

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  1,  at end add ‘and

 

(d)    

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

 

affected properties, reflecting the difference between the blighted and

 

unblighted price.’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 29 October 2013                  

1197

 

High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill, continued

 
 

Frank Dobson

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

John McDonnell

 

2

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  1,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

Any scheme of compensation provided for under this Act shall include

 

compensation for any loss of business resulting from any preparatory work and

 

consequent construction work.’.

 

Frank Dobson

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

John McDonnell

 

3

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  1,  at end insert—

 

‘(4B)    

Any scheme of compensation provided for under this Act shall not discriminate

 

in entitlement or quantum between urban, rural or suburban areas.’.

 

Mary Creagh

 

Lilian Greenwood

 

4

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  1,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

The Secretary of State must within six months bring forward specific measures to

 

mitigate the impact of construction work in the area around the planned terminus

 

at London Euston station.’.

 

Mrs Caroline Spelman

 

Frank Dobson

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

9

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  1,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

Any compensation scheme established under or operated in connection with this

 

Act shall provide for fair and generous compensation in relation to property and

 

businesses affected by construction compound areas or potential construction

 

compound areas connected with the network.

 

(4B)    

Any compensation scheme established under or operated in connection with this

 

Act shall—

 

(a)    

be based on an ownership rather than a residency requirement and

 

include reasonable provision in relation to co-owners;

 

(b)    

include a valuation procedure conducted by an independent body such as

 

the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and an affordable appeal

 

procedure (not involving the Upper Tribunal of the Lands Chamber).

 

Mrs Caroline Spelman

 

Frank Dobson

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

11

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  1,  at end add—

 

‘(d)    

in ensuring (which shall be a statutory duty of the Secretary of State) that

 

construction of the network and related infrastructure does not result in

 

any net loss of biodiversity, through steps such as avoidance, mitigation

 

and offsetting.’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 29 October 2013                  

1198

 

High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill, continued

 
 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

21

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  1,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

No payments in connection with expenditure under this Act shall be made to

 

personal service companies, meaning any body set up for the purposes of

 

allowing an individual or group of individuals to receive payments indirectly,

 

including so as to reduce any part of their tax liability. The Secretary of State shall

 

have power to make rules defining such companies, which shall be laid before

 

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

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

22

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  1,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

No bonuses shall be paid to any person working on the network or the prepartory

 

work for it, and the expenditure authorised under this Act does not extend to the

 

payment of any bonus. The Secretary of State shall have power to make rules

 

defining such bonuses, which shall be laid before and approved by resolution of

 

both Houses of Parliament.’.

 

Jonathan Edwards

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

27

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  2,  at end insert ‘For the purposes of Barnett formula

 

spending, the network shall be designated an England-only project.’.

 


 

Mary Creagh

 

Lilian Greenwood

 

25

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  12,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

the extent to which expenditure incurred under section 1 during that year

 

represents an overspend or underspend as against the budget for such expenditure

 

for the year.

 

( )    

the likely effect of any such overspend or underspend on a total budget of £50.1

 

billion in 2011 prices (which includes construction and the price of rolling

 

stock).’.

 

Mary Creagh

 

Lilian Greenwood

 

8

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  15,  at end add—

 

‘(d)    

the number and value of contracts placed with—

 

(i)    

UK companies with fewer than 500 employees,

 

(ii)    

UK companies with more than 500 employees, and

 

(iii)    

non-UK companies.’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 29 October 2013                  

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High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill, continued

 
 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

16

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  15,  at end add—

 

‘(d)    

all expenditure in all departments across Government on matters related

 

to the high speed railway transport network.’.

 

Mary Creagh

 

Lilian Greenwood

 

26

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  15,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

Each report must also contain an account of the vocational qualifications gained

 

during the financial year by individuals employed by persons appointed under an

 

enactment to carry out activities in connection with preparing for, and

 

constructing, the network referred to in section 1(1).’.

 

Mary Creagh

 

Lilian Greenwood

 

6

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  24,  at end add—

 

‘(6)    

As soon as is reasonably practicable after preparatory spending ceases the

 

Secretary of State will place before Parliament a final financial report, setting out

 

all spending authorised by this legislation and including equivalent information

 

to that required under section 2(2).’.

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

31

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  24,  at end add—

 

‘(6)    

Within six months of Royal Assent the Secretary of State shall present to

 

Parliament an estimate of the expenditure to be incurred under Clause 1 during

 

the period ending on 31 March 2015.

 

(7)    

On or before 30 September 2015 and on the anniversary thereof in each

 

subsequent year the Secretary of State shall present to Parliament an estimate of

 

the expenditure to be incurred under Clause 1 during the year ending 31 March

 

following the date of such presentation.’.

 


 

John McDonnell

 

23

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  27,  leave out from ‘Act’ to end of line and insert ‘shall not

 

come into force until the Secretary of State has published detailed proposals for the

 

Government’s preferred route directly connecting the network with Heathrow airport, has

 

consulted with those residents, local authorities and businesses which may be affected by

 

this connecting route and has published measures to mitigate and compensate for the

 

social, economic and environmental impact, of the line.’.

 


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 29 October 2013                  

1200

 

High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill, continued

 
 

Order of the House [26 June 2013]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

 

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously

 

concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 18 July 2013.

 

3.    

The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on

 

which it meets.

 

Consideration and Third Reading

 

4.    

Proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the

 

day on which those proceedings are commenced.

 

5.    

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

 

6.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading.

 

Other proceedings

 

7.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on

 

consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the

 

Lords) may be programmed.

 

 

NOTICES WITHDRAWN

 

The following Notices were withdrawn on: 28 October 2013

 

 

Amendment 7

 

The following Notices were withdrawn on: 29 October 2013

 

 

Amendments 5, 1

 


 
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