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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given up to and including

 

Tuesday 21 March 2017

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

Parliamentary Star - whiteAmendments which will comply with the required notice period at their next appearance

 

Amendments tabled since the last publication: NC2-NC3

 

Consideration of Bill (Report Stage)


 

Bus Services Bill [Lords], As Amended


 

Note

 

This document includes all amendments tabled to date and includes any

 

withdrawn amendments at the end. The amendments have been arranged in the

 

order in which they relate to the Bill.

 

 


 

Andy McDonald

 

Daniel Zeichner

 

Pat Glass

 

Richard Burden

 

NC1

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“National strategy

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State must, within 12 months of the day on which this Act is

 

passed, publish a national strategy for local bus services setting out the objectives,

 

targets and funding provisions for rural, urban and inter-urban local bus services

 

in the ten years after Royal Assent is given to this Act.


 
 

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(2)    

The national strategy must include a consideration of a reduced fare

 

concessionary scheme for young people aged 16 to 19.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would require the Secretary of State to publish a national strategy for buses.

 


 

John Pugh

 

NC2

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Report on the provision of concessionary bus travel to apprentices aged 16

 

to 18

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State must, within 12 months of the day on which this Act is

 

passed, lay a report before each House of Parliament setting out possible steps to

 

support local transport authorities in providing concessionary bus travel to

 

persons aged 16 to 18 who are participating in statutory apprenticeships.

 

(2)    

Any report under subsection (1) shall include, but will not be limited to, an

 

evaluation of whether section 93(7) of the Transport Act 1985 should be amended

 

to enable local transport authorities to provide concessionary bus travel to persons

 

aged 16 to 18 who are participating in statutory apprenticeships on the same terms

 

as that which may be provided to persons aged 16 to 18 receiving full-time

 

education.

 

(3)    

In this section—

 

(a)    

“local transport authorities” has the meaning given in section 108(4) of

 

the Transport Act 2000; and

 

(b)    

“statutory apprenticeships” has the meaning given in section A11 of the

 

Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would require the Secretary of State to publish a report setting out possible steps

 

to support local transport authorities to provide concessionary bus travel to apprentices aged 16

 

to 18.

 


 

John Pugh

 

NC3

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Assessment of possible concessionary travel schemes: impact on use of bus

 

services

 

(1)    

A local transport authority that does not provide travel concessions under a

 

scheme established under section 93 of the Transport Act 1985 to persons

 

specified in subsection (7)(c) of that section shall be required to prepare an

 

assessment of the impact of establishing such a scheme on the use of bus services

 

by persons specified in that subsection.

 

(2)    

Any assessment under subsection (1) shall consider, but will not be limited to, the

 

impact of establishing such a scheme on—

 

(a)    

the ability of persons aged 16 to 18 to attend schools and further

 

education institutions by means of bus travel,


 
 

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(b)    

the cost of bus travel to persons aged 16 to 18 receiving full-time

 

education, and

 

(c)    

traffic congestion and emissions at peak times in the local transport

 

authority’s area.

 

(3)    

In this section—

 

(a)    

“travel concessions” has the meaning given in section 112 (1)(f) of the

 

Transport Act 1985; and

 

(b)    

“local transport authority” has the meaning given in section 108(4) of the

 

Transport Act 2000.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would require local transport authorities to assess how creating an authority-wide

 

travel concession scheme for 16 to 18-year-olds in full-time education would affect how these

 

students use bus services.

 

 


 

Andy McDonald

 

Daniel Zeichner

 

Pat Glass

 

Richard Burden

 

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Parliamentary Star - white    

Page  78,  line  4,  leave out Clause 22

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would remove Clause 22.

 

 

Order of the House [1 March 2017]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Bus Services Bill [Lords]:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

 

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously

 

concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 21 March 2017.

 

3.    

The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on

 

which it meets.

 

Proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading

 

4.    

Proceedings on Consideration and proceedings in legislative grand

 

committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which

 

proceedings on Consideration are commenced.

 

5.    

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

 

6.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading.


 
 

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Other proceedings

 

7.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on

 

consideration of any message from the Lords) may be programmed.

 


 

 

Revised 21 March 2017