Growth and Infrastructure Bill

AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT

[Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List]

After Clause 15

LORD TRUE

46AA*

Insert the following new Clause—

“Development orders: development within the curtilage of a dwelling house

(1) Section 61 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (development orders: supplementary provisions) is amended as follows.

(2) After subsection (3) insert—

“(4) Any development order or amendment to an existing development order made after 1 January 2013 that grants planning permission for development within the curtilage of a dwelling house shall not apply within the jurisdiction of a local planning authority if that authority resolves that it shall not.””

Clause 22

LORD FAULKNER OF WORCESTER

48ZA*

Page 24, line 34, at end insert—

“(7) Subsections (2) and (3) will cease to apply at the end of the period of five years beginning with the date of commencement of this section.”

Clause 24

LORD ADONIS

48ZB*

Page 29, line 32, after “may” insert “, subject to regulations excluding sites of special environmental or historic importance,”

48ZC*

Page 29, line 35, at end insert—

“( ) The Secretary of State must publish his reasons for giving a direction under this section.”

48ZD*

Page 29, line 42, at end insert—

“(aa) the development does not involve surface mineral extraction or quarrying,”

LORD JENKIN OF RODING

48ZE*

Page 30, line 22, at end insert—

“(4A) In relation to development in the City of London which is or forms part of a business or commercial project (or proposed project) of a description prescribed under subsection (2)(a)(ii), the Secretary of State may only give a direction under subsection (1) if an application for planning permission for the development would, in the opinion of the Secretary of State, fall to be treated as an application of potential strategic importance for the purposes of section 2A of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.”

LORD ADONIS

48AA*

Page 31, line 47, at end insert—

“( ) In section 105(2), at the end of paragraph (c) insert “and in the case of a business or commercial development project shall make the decision in accordance with the relevant local plan in cases where no national policy statement has effect”.”

Clause 27

LORD FLIGHT

49C*

Page 35, line 28, at end insert—

“(12) Shares issued or alloted under subsection (1)(b) up to a value of £25,000 will not be treated as a benefit for the purposes of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003.”

After Clause 27

LORD JENKIN OF RODING

50A*

Insert the following new Clause—

“Business improvement districts: proposals by local authorities

(1) The Business Improvement Districts (England) Regulations 2004 are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 3, after paragraph (3) insert—

“(4) Where the BID proposer is the relevant billing authority, paragraph (2) shall not apply, but the relevant billing authority shall, at least 84 days before instructing the ballot holder to hold a BID ballot, notify the Secretary of State in writing of the authority’s intention to do so.”

(3) In regulation 4, after paragraph (4) insert—

“(5) Where the BID proposer is the relevant billing authority, paragraphs (2) and (4) shall not apply, but the relevant billing authority shall draw up a proposed business plan satisfying the description in paragraph (2)(a)(i)(bb).”

(4) In regulation 5, after paragraph (2) insert—

“(3) Where the relevant billing authority has drawn up BID proposals, the authority may instruct the ballot holder to hold a BID ballot.”

(5) This section is without prejudice to any power of the Secretary of State to amend, revoke or re-enact the Regulations.”

Prepared 12th March 2013