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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Thursday 6 November 2014

 

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

 

International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Committee 5 and 7-8

 

Public Bill Committee


 

International Development (Official


 

Development Assistance Target) Bill


 

Michael Moore

 

Mr Desmond Swayne

 

Page  2,  line  34,  leave out Clause 5

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment and amendment 9 together omit all the provisions establishing the Independent

 

International Development Office and setting out its functions.

 

Michael Moore

 

Mr Desmond Swayne

 

Clause  6,  page  2,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

This Act comes into force on 1 June 2015.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment sets the date for commencement.

 

Michael Moore

 

Mr Desmond Swayne

 

Clause  6,  page  2,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

This Act extends to the whole of the United Kingdom.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This is a drafting amendment which adds an express provision about territorial extent.

 

Michael Moore

 

Mr Desmond Swayne

 

NC2

 

To move the following Clause


 
 

Notices of Amendments:                               

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, continued

 
 

         

“Independent evaluation of official development assistance

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State must make arrangements for the independent evaluation of

 

the extent to which ODA provided by the United Kingdom represents value for

 

money in relation to the purposes for which it is provided.

 

(2)    

The Secretary of State must include in each annual report a statement as to how

 

he or she has complied with the duty under subsection (1).”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment requires the Secretary of State to ensure that the value for money of UK

 

expenditure on official development assistance is subject to independent evaluation. It also

 

requires her to include in each annual report (as defined in clause 1) information about how she

 

has complied with this duty.

 

Michael Moore

 

Mr Desmond Swayne

 

Page  3,  line  1,  leave out the Schedule

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See Member’s explanatory statement for amendment 6.

 


 
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