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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 21 March 2017

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill


 

[Fifth and Sixth Sittings]


 

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Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.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

 

 


 

Richard Burden

 

Andy McDonald

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Withdrawn after debate  14

 

Clause  12,  page  7,  line  38,  after “security” insert “and provide safeguards against

 

hacking”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Clauses 13 and 14 Agreed to.


 
 

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Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill, continued

 
 

Richard Burden

 

Andy McDonald

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Withdrawn after debate  15

 

Clause  15,  page  9,  line  1,  leave out from “consult” to end and insert—

 

“(a)    

the National Grid,

 

(b)    

large fuel retailers and service area operators as defined under section 10,

 

and

 

(c)    

any other such persons as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.”

 

Richard Burden

 

Andy McDonald

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Not called  16

 

Clause  15,  page  9,  leave out line 14

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Richard Burden

 

Andy McDonald

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Withdrawn after debate  30

 

Clause  16,  page  11,  line  31,  at end insert—

 

“(5)    

Within five years of this Act receiving Royal Assent, the Secretary of State must

 

conduct a review of the process for appealing against modification of licence

 

conditions.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Richard Burden

 

Andy McDonald

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Withdrawn after debate  29

 

Schedule  1,  page  22,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

“(3A)    

An owner or manager whose interests are materially affected under subsection

 

(2)(c) may be defined by regulations made by the Secretary of State following

 

consultation on and publication of the criteria used to determine whether such

 

persons are deemed materially affected.”

 

Schedule Agreed to.

 


 

Schedule 2 Agreed to.

 

Clause 17 Agreed to.


 
 

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Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill, continued

 
 

Schedules 3 and 4 Agreed to.

 

Richard Burden

 

Andy McDonald

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Withdrawn after debate  22

 

Clause  18,  page  13,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

“(4)    

The Government must publish a review within one year of this Act receiving

 

Royal Assent the impact on UK consumers using EU-based companies affected

 

by changes to consumer protection introduced by this section.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Richard Burden

 

Andy McDonald

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Withdrawn after debate  23

 

Clause  19,  page  14,  line  5,  after “unless” insert “a full impact assessment and

 

consultation is published and a”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 20 Agreed to.

 


 

Andy McDonald

 

Richard Burden

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Withdrawn after debate  24

 

Clause  21,  page  16,  line  5,  at end insert—

 

“(c)    

must be accompanied by an assessment of how the designation would

 

affect existing DVSA testing facilities and staff.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Andy McDonald

 

Richard Burden

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Negatived on division  25

 

Clause  22,  page  16,  line  39,  leave out from “and” to end of the subsection and

 

insert “or

 

(b)    

he or she shines or directs a laser beam at a fixed installation involved in

 

traffic control.”


 
 

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Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Steve Baker

 

Not called  10

 

Clause  22,  page  17,  line  9,  leave out “five” and insert “ten”

 

Andy McDonald

 

Richard Burden

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Not called  26

 

Clause  22,  page  17,  line  17,  after “take-off,” insert “including during taxiing”

 

Andy McDonald

 

Richard Burden

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Not called  27

 

Clause  22,  page  17,  leave out lines 19 to 23.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Richard Burden

 

Andy McDonald

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Negatived on division  28

 

Clause  23,  page  18,  line  22,  at end insert—

 

“(6A)    

The Secretary of State must collect and publish quarterly statistics relating to

 

fixed penalty notices and diversionary courses, including—

 

(a)    

the number of persons issued with a fixed penalty notice after attending

 

a diversionary course,

 

(b)    

a breakdown of the number of persons under subsection 6A(a) by police

 

and crime commissioner geographical area.

 

(6B)    

The Secretary of State must publish a review into the diversionary courses in

 

place of the issuance of fixed penalty notices, which includes—

 

(a)    

effectiveness in improving driver education,

 

(b)    

impact on road safety and incidents.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 24 Agreed to.

 

Schedule 5 Agreed to.

 

Clauses 25 to 27 Agreed to.

 



 
 

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Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill, continued

 
 

New Clauses

 

Sir Greg Knight

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

Not moved  NC1

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Automated vehicles and criminal liability

 

(1)    

Where a road traffic offence is committed by an automated vehicle which is

 

driving itself, neither the owner of the vehicle nor the occupant who would be

 

deemed to be in charge of the vehicle, shall be liable for the offence unless the

 

following condition applies.

 

(2)    

The condition is that the owner or occupant of the vehicle knew, or ought

 

reasonably to have known, before the journey began that an offence was likely to

 

be committed.”

 


 

Sir Greg Knight

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

Not moved  NC2

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Access to driving log and recorded data

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State must set out in regulations a system for owning, recording,

 

monitoring and accessing data produced by automated vehicles.

 

(2)    

These regulations must make provision for—

 

(a)    

the format and content of the data recorded by automated vehicles,

 

(b)    

how such data may be shared between interested parties, and

 

(c)    

any limitation that should be placed on how that data can be shared or

 

used.

 

(3)    

Where a statutory instrument contains the first regulations made under this

 

section, the instrument may not be made unless a draft of it has been laid before

 

Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House.

 

(4)    

A statutory instrument containing regulation under this section, that is not the first

 

such regulation made under this section, is subject to annulment in pursuance of

 

a resolution of either House of Parliament.”

 



 
 

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Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill, continued

 
 

Richard Burden

 

Andy McDonald

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Withdrawn after debate  NC3

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Strategy for encouraging uptake of electric vehicles

 

The Secretary of State must, within 12 months, lay a report before Parliament

 

setting out a strategy to further encourage the uptake of electric vehicles in the

 

United Kingdom.”

 


 

Richard Burden

 

Andy McDonald

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Question proposed that New Clause 4 be read a second time  NC4

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Air pollution and vehicle technology

 

The Secretary of State must, within 12 months, lay a report before Parliament

 

setting out a strategy for using vehicle technologies, including electric vehicles,

 

to contribute to meeting Government ambitions relating to air pollution and the

 

UK’s climate change obligations.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would require the Secretary of State to bring forward a strategy for using vehicle

 

technology to address the issue of air pollution in the UK.

 

[Adjourned until Thursday at 11.30 am


 

 

Revised 21 March 2017