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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 2 November 2017

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill


 

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Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.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

 

 


 

First and Second Sittings

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 9.25 am on Tuesday 31

 

October) meet—

 

(a)  

at 2.00 pm on Tuesday 31 October;

 

(b)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 2 November;

 

(c)  

at 9.25 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 14 November;

 

(d)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 16 November;

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence on Tuesday 31 October in accordance

 

with the following Table:


 
 

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Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill, continued

 
 

      TABLE

 

Time

Witness

 
 

Until no later than 10.30 am

Automated Driving Insurers Group; TRL;

 
  

Association of British Insurers

 
 

Until no later than 11.00 am

Unite; ITF

 
 

Until no later than 11.25 am

Robert Llewelyn, presenter, Fully

 
  

Charged

 
 

Until no later than 3.00 pm

Society of Motor Manufacturers and

 
  

Traders; RAC Foundation; Petrol

 
  

Retailers Association; Institute of the

 
  

Motor Industry

 
 

Until no later than 3.45 pm

Quentin Willson, Journalist and TV

 
  

presenter

 
 

Until no later than 4.15 pm

National Grid; UK Electrical Vehicle

 
  

Supply Equipment Association; UK

 
  

Power Network

 
 

Until no later than 5.00 pm

TRL; FiveAI

 
 

(3)  

proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall be taken in the

 

following order: Clauses 1 to 16; Schedule; Clauses 17 to 19; new Clauses;

 

new Schedules; remaining proceedings on the Bill;

 

(4)  

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

 

conclusion at 5.00 pm on Thursday 16 November.

 


 

Mr John Hayes

 

That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, any written evidence received by the

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 

Agreed to

 


 

Mr John Hayes

 

That, at this and any subsequent meeting at which oral evidence is to be heard, the

 

Committee shall sit in private until the witnesses are admitted.

 

Agreed to

 



 
 

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Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill, continued

 
 

Third and Fourth SIttings

 

Karl Turner

 

Negatived on division  1

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

The Secretary of State must consult on and publish the criteria that they will use

 

to determine whether, in their opinion, a motor vehicle is designed or adapted to

 

be capable, in at least some circumstances or situations, of safely driving itself

 

without having to be monitored by an individual.

 

(1B)    

The Secretary of State may not change the criteria without consulting vehicle

 

manufacturers, insurers and other such persons as the Secretary of State considers

 

appropriate.”

 

Clive Efford

 

Not called  8

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

The Secretary of State may only add a vehicle to the list if the Secretary of State

 

is satisfied that the vehicle’s software has been approved for safe use on roads or

 

in other public places in Great Britain.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Clive Efford

 

Withdrawn after debate  9

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  22,  at end insert—

 

“or by an automated vehicle when transitioning between driving itself and

 

being driven by a person,”

 

Clive Efford

 

Not called  10

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

“or by an automated vehicle when transitioning between driving itself and

 

being driven by a person,”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Karl Turner

 

Withdrawn after debate  2

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

“(3)    

The Secretary of State may by regulations define when it is and is not appropriate

 

for a person in charge of the vehicle to allow the vehicle to drive itself.”

 

Clause Agreed to.


 

 

Revised 02 November 2017