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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 17 March 2020

 

Public Bill Committee

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

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Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill


 

[Lords]


 

Note

 

This document includes all amendments tabled to date and includes any

 

withdrawn amendments at the end.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

 

accordance with the Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committe.

 


 

Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee

 

The Programming Sub-Committee appointed by the Speaker in respect of the Bill

 

agreed the following Resolution at its meeting on Monday 16 March (Standing Order No.

 

83C):—

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 9.25 am on Tuesday 17

 

March) meet—

 

(a)  

at 2.00 pm on Tuesday 17 March; 

 

(b)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 19 March;

 

(c)  

at 9.25 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 24 March;

 

(2)  

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

 

following order: Clauses 1 to 5; Schedule 1; Clauses 6 to 10; Schedule 2;

 

Clauses 11 to 20; Schedule 3; Clauses 21 to 34; new Clauses; new Schedules;

 

remaining proceedings on the Bill;

 

(3)  

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

 

conclusion at 5.00 pm on Tuesday 24 March.

 

Nigel Huddleston has given notice of his intention to move a motion in the terms of the

 

Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee [Standing Order No. 83C].

 



 
 

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Nigel Huddleston

 

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

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 


 

Nigel Huddleston

 

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Clause  34,  page  20,  line  16,  leave out subsection (2).

 


 

Preet Kaur Gill

 

Steve McCabe

 

Catherine West

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Local Commonwealth Games levy

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State must make regulations to provide the powers necessary for

 

the relevant local authorities to levy charges on hotel occupancy and short-term

 

rentals in their respective areas for the duration of the Birmingham

 

Commonwealth Games in the United Kingdom.

 

(2)    

The regulations must define “relevant local authorities” to include the local

 

authorities for each Games location.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would provide for money to be raised during the Games by the relevant local

 

authorities charging a levy on hotel occupancy and short term rentals.

 


 

Catherine West

 

NC2

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Payment of a living wage

 

(1)    

Within 3 months of this section coming into force, the Secretary of State must

 

direct the Organising Committee to prepare a strategy for ensuring that a living

 

wage, as a minimum, is paid to all staff employed—

 

(a)    

directly by the Organising Committee, and

 

(b)    

by organisations awarded contracts to deliver the Games.

 

(2)    

In preparing the strategy under subsection (1), the Organising Committee must

 

consult representatives of businesses and trade unions in the Birmingham area.

 

(3)    

For the purposes of this section, the hourly living wage for the year 2020 is—

 

(a)    

£9.30 outside London, and


 
 

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(b)    

£10.75 inside London.

 

(4)    

For the purposes of this section, the living wage for each year after 2020 shall be

 

the amounts determined by the Living Wage Foundation.

 

(5)    

The Secretary of State must direct the Organising Committee to seek

 

accreditation from the Living Wage Foundation once it is eligible to do so.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would direct the Organising Committee to seek accreditation from the Living

 

Wage Foundation.

 


 

Catherine West

 

NC3

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Gambling advertising

 

(1)    

The Organising Committee must not enter into any sponsorship, or contractual

 

arrangement, with any business or company that derives part or all of its income

 

from gambling.

 

(2)    

For the purposes of this section, “gambling” is defined as it is in section 3 of the

 

Gambling Act 2005.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would prevent the Organising Committee from receiving sponsorship from

 

gambling companies.

 


 

Catherine West

 

NC4

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Broadcasting: listed sporting events

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State must designate the Games as a Group A listed sporting

 

event.

 

(2)    

For the purposes of this section, a “Group A listed sporting event” is an event

 

included in Group A of the list maintained by the Secretary of State under section

 

97 of the Broadcasting Act 1996.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would direct the Secretary of State to make the Games available on free to air

 

television.

 

 

Order of the House [9 March 2020]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Birmingham Commonwealth Games

 

Bill [Lords]:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.


 
 

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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 24 March 2020.

 

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 any 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.

 

Other proceedings

 

7.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill may be programmed.

 


 

 

Revised 17 March 2020