Session 2016-17
Internet Publications
Other Bills before Parliament


 
 

1

 

SUPPLEMENT TO THE VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 
 

Friday 3 February 2017

 

Report Stage Proceedings

 

Broadcasting (Radio Multiplex Services) Bill


 

Glossary

 

This document shows the fate of each clause, schedule, amendment and new clause.

 

The following terms are used:

 

Agreed to: agreed without a vote.

 

Agreed to on division: agreed following a vote.

 

Negatived: rejected without a vote.

 

Negatived on division: rejected following a vote.

 

Not called: debated in a group of amendments, but not put to a decision.

 

Not moved: not debated or put to a decision.

 

Question proposed: debate underway but not concluded.

 

Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.

 

Not selected: not chosen for debate by the Speaker.

 

 


 

Wendy Morton

 

Withdrawn  1

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  4,  after “may” insert “after public consultation”.

 

Kevin Hollinrake

 

Not selected  4

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

“(h)    

provide for OFCOM to have regard to placing a limit on the number of

 

small-scale radio multiplex licences that licence holders may hold at any

 

one time.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would ensure that an upper limit can be enforced by OFCOM on the number of

 

small-scale radio multiplex licences that may be held by any entity at once.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 3 February 2017                

2

 

Broadcasting (Radio Multiplex Services) Bill, continued

 
 

Wendy Morton

 

Not called  2

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

“(4A)    

The Secretary of State is not to make an order under this section in relation to

 

small scale radio multiplex services except where the description is of services to

 

be provided primarily for the good of members of the public or of a particular

 

community, rather than for commercial services.”

 

Jo Churchill

 

Not called  3

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

“(4A)    

The Secretary of State must not make an order under this section in relation to

 

small-scale radio multiplex services except where the order includes conditions

 

to provide for capacity on small-scale radio multiplex to be reserved for

 

broadcasting services of a description set out in an order under section 262.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment ensures that radio stations that meet the description of Community Radio under

 

section 262 of the Communications Act 2003 are guaranteed carriage on small-scale radio

 

multiplexes.

 

Bill read the third time, and passed.

 


 

 

Revised 03 February 2017