Infrastructure Bill [HL]

to be moved
in grand committee

[Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List]

After Clause 25




[As amendments to Amendment 93A]


Line 9, at end insert—

“(2A)    Matters covered under subsection (1A)(d) must be applied to—

(a)   from the commencement of these provisions, all buildings
or developments consisting of five or more properties, or

(b)   from 2018 all buildings or developments of any size.”


Line 19, at end insert—

“(2A)    Action taken by a person under sub-paragraph (2) must take
place no more than five miles from the building to which their
requirement applies.”


Line 32, at end insert—

“(3A)    A payment or payments made under sub-paragraph (3)(c)
must not be calculated at a price below £90 per tonne of carbon
that the building falls below the specified standard.”


Line 32, at end insert—

“(3A)    Actions taken under sub-paragraph (3) may include, but are
not limited to—

(a)   the retro-fitting of existing private buildings;

(b)   the retro-fitting of existing public buildings;

(c)   the installation of charging points for electric vehicles;

(d)   connecting existing private buildings to a community
heating scheme.”




Insert the following new Clause—

“Zero carbon homes: annual report

(1)     The Planning Inspectorate must, before 31 December 2017 and before that
date in every subsequent calendar year, prepare a report on compliance
with the zero carbon homes standard.

(2)     A report under subsection (1) must include, as regards each preceding
calendar period—

(a)   the number of homes built to the zero carbon standard;

(b)   the number of certificates issued as evidence of compliance with
section 1(1A)(d) of the Building Act 1984 (power to make building

(c)   the number of “suitable alternatives” made by people to whom the
requirements under Schedule 1, paragraph 7A(2) of that Act
(building regulations);

(d)   an analysis of the type of “suitable alternatives” made under that
paragraph; and

(e)   the number of instances of failure to comply with the provisions of
that paragraph.

(3)     The Planning Inspectorate must—

(a)   present the report to the Secretary of State; and

(b)   publish the report in a suitable format.

(4)     The Secretary of State may give the Planning Inspectorate directions

(a)   the form of a report under subsection (1); and

(b)   the manner in which such a report must be prepared or sent.”


Insert the following new Clause—

“Commencement of planning changes

(1)     Section (Amendment of Planning and Energy Act 2008) of the Deregulation
Act 2014 may not come into force until the provisions set out in paragraph
7A of Schedule 1 of the Building Act 1984 (building regulations) come into

Clause 31



Page 30, line 14, leave out “months” and insert “years”

Prepared 11th July 2014