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SUPPLEMENT TO THE VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 
 

Wednesday 11 February 2015

 

Proceedings

 

on Consideration of Lords Message

 

Infrastructure Bill [Lords]


 

On Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Infrastructure Bill [Lords]

 

Lords Amendment 20B to Commons Amendment 20 and Lords Amendment 20C as a

 

consequential Amendment to the Bill agreed to.

 

Lords Amendment No. 21B

 

As Amendments to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Caroline Flint

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Not called  (a)

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  3,  line  42,  leave out—

 

“(b)    

is otherwise satisifed that it is appropriate to issue the consent.”

 

Caroline Flint

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Not called  (b)

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  4,  line  6,  leave out table and insert—

 

Column 1: conditions

Column 2: documents

 
 

1

The environmental impact assessment

A notice given by the local planning

 
  

of the development, including a

authority that the environmental impact

 
  

comprehensive environmental risk

assessment information was taken into

 
  

assessment, and which includes the

account in deciding to grant the relevant

 
  

relevant well, has been taken into

planning permission.

 
  

account by the local planning authority

  
 

2

Appropriate arrangements have been

A certificate given by the Health and

 
  

made for the independent inspection of

Safety Executive that it—

 
  

the integrity of the relevant well

(a)    

has received a well notification

 
   

under regulation 6 of the

 
   

Borehole Sites and Operations

 
   

Regulations 1995,

 
   

(b)    

has received the information

 
   

required by regulation 19 of the

 
   

Offshore Installations and Wells

 
   

(Design and Construction, etc.)

 
   

Regulations 1996, and

 
   

(c)    

has visited the site of the

 
   

relevant well

 
 

3

The level of methane in groundwater

An environmental permit has been given

 
  

has, or will have, been monitored in the

by the relevant environmental regulator

 
  

period of 12 months before the

which contains a condition that requires

 
  

associated hydraulic fracturing begins 

compliance with a waste management

 
   

plan which provides for monitoring of

 
   

the level of methane in groundwater in

 
   

the period of 12 months before the

 
   

associated hydraulic fracturing begins

 
 

4

Appropriate arrangements have been

An environmental permit which

 
  

made for the monitoring of fugitive

contains a condition requiring

 
  

emissions into the air

compliance with a waste management

 
   

plan which provides for the monitoring

 
   

of emissions into the air, including after

 
   

the site has been decommissioned

 
 

5

The associated hydraulic fracturing will

A decision document given by the

 
  

not take place within groundwater

relevant environmental regulator (in

 
  

source protection zones

connection with an environmental

 
   

permit) which indicates that the

 
   

associated hydraulic fracturing will not

 
   

take place under any groundwater

 
   

source protection zones, as defined by

 
   

the environmental regulator

 
 

6

The associated hydraulic fracturing will

A notice given by the local planning

 
  

not take place within or under other

authority that the area in respect of

 
  

protected areas

which the relevant planning permission

 
   

has been granted does not include any

 
   

land which is within or under any other

 
   

protected areas

 
 

7

In considering an application for the

A notice given by the local planning

 
  

relevant planning permission, the local

authority that it has taken into account

 
  

planning authority has (where material)

those cumulative effects

 
  

taken into account the cumulative

  
  

effects of—

  
  

(a)    

that application, and

  
  

(b)    

other applications relating to

  
  

exploitation of onshore

  
  

petroleum obtainable by

  
  

hydraulic fracturing

  
 

8

The substances used, or expected to be

An environmental permit has been given

 
  

used, in associated hydraulic

by the relevant environmental regulator

 
  

fracturing—

which contains a condition that requires

 
  

(a)    

are approved, or

substances used in associated hydraulic

 
  

(b)    

are subject to approval, by the

fracturing to be approved by that

 
  

relevant environmental

regulator

 
  

regulator

  
 

9

In considering an application for the

A notice given by the local planning

 
  

relevant planning permission, the local

authority that it has considered whether

 
  

planning authority has considered

to impose such a condition

 
  

whether to impose a restoration

  
  

condition in relation to that development

  
 

10

The relevant undertaker has been

A notice given by the local planning

 
  

consulted before grant of the relevant

authority that the relevant undertaker

 
  

planning permission

has been consulted

 
 

11

Appropriate arrangements for

A notice given by the local planning

 
  

notification of local residents

authority that provision has been made

 
   

by those undertaking associated

 
   

hydraulic fracturing to notify local

 
   

residents on an individual basis of

 
   

relevant activity

 

 
 

:                                             

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, continued


 
 

:                                             

477

 

, continued

 
 

    As Amendments to Caroline Flint’s proposed Amendment (b):—

 

    Caroline Lucas

 

    Dr Julian Huppert

 

    Norman Baker

 

    Stephen Lloyd

 

    Martin Horwood

 

    Tessa Munt

 

Not selected  (i)

 

Parliamentary Star    

  Table,  Column  1,  Box  11,  after “notification”, add “and consent”


 
 

:                                             

478

 

, continued

 
 

    Caroline Lucas

 

    Dr Julian Huppert

 

    Norman Baker

 

    Stephen Lloyd

 

    Martin Horwood

 

    Tessa Munt

 

Not selected  (ii)

 

Parliamentary Star    

  Table,  Column  2,  Box  11,  after “notify”, add “and obtain consent from”

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Norman Baker

 

Martin Horwood

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Stephen Lloyd

 

Tessa Munt

 

Sir John Randall

 

Not called  (d)

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  5,  Table,  Column  1,  Box  6,  after “within”, add “or under”

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Norman Baker

 

Martin Horwood

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Stephen Lloyd

 

Tessa Munt

 

Sir John Randall

 

Not called  (e)

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  5,  Table,  Column  2,  Box  6,  after “within”, add “or under”

 

Caroline Flint

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Not called  (c)

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  7,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

“(6A)    

No associated hydraulic fracturing shall take place until such regulations have

 

been approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.”

 

 

Commons non-insistence on its Amendment 21, to which the Lords have disagreed, and

 

agreement to the Lords Amendments 21B, 21C and 21D in lieu and agreement to Lords

 

Amendment 33A to Commons Amendment 33 agreed to.


 
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