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Notices of Amendments: 15 January 2015                  

1404

 

Infrastructure Bill, continued

 
 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

42

 

Page  83,  line  25,  leave out Schedule 3.

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Richard Burden

 

Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

43

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  7,  at end insert—

 

“(c)    

the anticipated impact of the Roads Investment Strategy upon the

 

condition and development of the local roads network;

 

(d)    

the anticipated impact of the Roads Investment Strategy upon the

 

provision of local transport, including increasing walking and cycling;

 

(e)    

the anticipated impact of the Roads Investment Strategy on links with

 

other nationally and regionally significant transport and infrastructure

 

projects, including ports and airports, and;

 

(f)    

the anticipated impact of the Roads Investment Strategy on the growth

 

plans of city regions and sub-regional bodies.”

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Martin Horwood

 

Mr Adrian Sanders

 

Mr John Leech

 

Norman Baker

 

NC4

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“Committee on Climate Change shale gas reports

 

It shall be a duty of the Committee on Climate Change to produce Reports into

 

the effects of exploitation of shale gas in the UK on net carbon emissions from

 

the UK.”

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Martin Horwood

 

Mr Adrian Sanders

 

Mr John Leech

 

Norman Baker

 

44

 

Clause  38,  page  45,  line  14,  leave out “petroleum or deep geothermal energy” and

 

insert—

 

“(a)    

petroleum; or

 

(b)    

deep geothermal energy.

 

(1A)    

The right under (1)(a) only applies if the Committee on Climate Change’s most

 

recent report under section (Committee on Climate Change Shale Gas Reports)

 

concludes that shale gas exploitation leads to a net reduction of UK carbon

 

emissions.

 

(1B)    

The carrying out of hydraulic fracturing in connection with the exploitation of

 

unconventional petroleum is not allowed unless the Committee on Climate

 

Change’s most recent report under section (Committee on Climate Change Shale

 

Shale Gas Reports) concludes that shale gas exploitation leads to a net reduction

 

of UK carbon emissions.”


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 15 January 2015                  

1405

 

Infrastructure Bill, continued

 
 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Ian Austin

 

Dr Sarah Wollaston

 

Norman Baker

 

Caroline Lucas

 

NC5

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State may at any time—

 

(a)    

set a Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy; or

 

(b)    

vary a Strategy which has already been set.

 

(2)    

A Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy is to relate to such period as the

 

Secretary of State considers appropriate but must be reviewed as least every five

 

years.

 

(3)    

A Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy must specify—

 

(a)    

the objectives to be achieved during the period to which it relates; and

 

(b)    

the financial resources to be provided by the Secretary of State for the

 

purpose of achieving those objectives.

 

(4)    

The objectives to be achieved may include—

 

(a)    

activities to be performed;

 

(b)    

results to be achieved; and

 

(c)    

standards to be met.

 

(5)    

The Secretary of State must comply with the Cycling and Walking Investment

 

Strategy and shall be responsible for updating Parliament annually on his

 

compliance with it.

 

(6)    

If a Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy is not currently in place, the

 

Secretary of State must—

 

(a)    

lay before Parliament a report explaining why a Strategy has not been set;

 

and

 

(b)    

set a Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy as soon as may be

 

reasonably practicable.

 

(7)    

Schedule (Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy: Procedure] (which contains

 

provision about the procedure for setting or varying a Cycling and Walking

 

Investment Strategy) has effect.”

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Ian Austin

 

Dr Sarah Wollaston

 

Norman Baker

 

Caroline Lucas

 

NS1

 

To move the following Schedule

 

“Schedule

 

Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Strategy: Procedure

 

1          

This Schedule specifies the procedure by which a Cycling and Walking

 

Investment Strategy is set or varied.

 

2          

The proposals in a Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy must include

 

details of—


 
 

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Infrastructure Bill, continued

 
 

(a)    

the objectives to be achieved, including but not limited to—

 

(i)    

increasing the share of travel that is walked and cycled;

 

(ii)    

increasing the proportion of the population that regularly

 

walks or cycles; and

 

(iii)    

improving actual and perceived safety of walking and cycling.

 

(b)    

the financial resources to be provided by the Secretary of State for the

 

purpose of achieving those objectives; and

 

(c)    

the period to which the proposals relate.

 

3          

Publication of the Cycling and Walking Strategy may be in such manner as the

 

Secretary of State considers appropriate.

 

4          

The Secretary of State may only publish or vary a Cycling and Walking

 

Investment Strategy if the Secretary of State has consulted on the proposals

 

with such persons as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.

 

5          

In performing functions under this Schedule, the Secretary of State must have

 

regard to the desirability of maintaining certainty and stability in respect of

 

Cycling and Walking Investment Strategies.”

 


 
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