International Development (Official Development
Assistance Target) Bill

marshalled
list of Amendments
to be moved
in committee

[Amendments marked * are new or have been altered]

Clause 1

LORD LAWSON OF BLABY

LORD MACGREGOR OF PULHAM MARKET

LORD LIPSEY

LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON

1*

Page 1, line 2, leave out first “the” and insert “a”

LORD TUGENDHAT

LORD LIPSEY

LORD FORSYTH OF DRUMLEAN

2*

Page 1, line 4, leave out “national income” and insert “domestic product”

LORD FORSYTH OF DRUMLEAN

LORD TUGENDHAT

LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON

LORD LIPSEY

3*

Page 1, line 5, leave out from “kingdom” to end of line and insert “over the period
2015/16 to 2019/20 and each subsequent five year period”

4*

Page 1, line 6, leave out “year” and insert “five year period”

5*

Page 1, line 8, leave out “year” and insert “five year period”

LORD MACGREGOR OF PULHAM MARKET

LORD HOLLICK

LORD TUGENDHAT

LORD LIPSEY

6*

Page 1, line 8, leave out “in an annual report” and insert “by the Office for Budget
Responsibility”

LORD FORSYTH OF DRUMLEAN

LORD TUGENDHAT

LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON

LORD LIPSEY

7*

Page 1, line 8, leave out “an annual” and insert “a”

After Clause 1

LORD LAWSON OF BLABY

LORD MACGREGOR OF PULHAM MARKET

LORD TUGENDHAT

LORD LIPSEY

8*

Insert the following new Clause—

“Exceptions

The provisions of this Act will cease to apply for the following year if—

(a)   spending on ODA as a percentage of gross national income in any
year is above one-eleventh of spending on health,

(b)   spending on ODA as a percentage of gross national income in any
year is above one-eighth of spending on education,

(c)   any shortfall in meeting the 0.7% target could only be met by
increasing spending on ODA in any one year by more than 5% in
real terms, or

(d)   the United Kingdom Government is running a budget deficit that is
higher than 5% of gross domestic product.”

Clause 2

LORD FORSYTH OF DRUMLEAN

LORD TUGENDHAT

LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON

LORD LIPSEY

9*

Page 1, line 15, leave out “an annual” and insert “a”

10*

Page 1, line 15, leave out from “Parliament” to “shows” in line 16 and insert “at the
end of the first five year period or at the end of any subsequent five year period”

11*

Page 1, line 16, leave out second “year” and insert “period”

12*

Page 1, line 20, leave out “an annual” and insert “a five year”

13*

Page 1, line 20, leave out from “Parliament” to “shows” in line 21

14*

Page 1, line 21, leave out second “year” and insert “period”

15*

Page 2, line 2, leave out “annual”

16*

Page 2, line 4, leave out “year” and insert “period”

17*

Page 2, line 9, leave out “year” and insert “period”

VISCOUNT ASTOR

LORD LIPSEY

LORD LAWSON OF BLABY

18

Page 2, line 15, at end insert—

“( )   the fact that expenditure on a programme has been rolled over into
a future year.”

LORD FORSYTH OF DRUMLEAN

LORD TUGENDHAT

LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON

LORD LIPSEY

19*

Page 2, line 18, leave out “calendar year following the report year” and insert
“following five year period”

20*

Page 2, line 19, leave out “year” and insert “period”

21*

Page 2, line 19, leave out “an annual report” and insert “a five year report”

22*

Page 2, line 20, leave out “12” and insert “60”

Clause 5

LORD HOLLICK

LORD LAWSON OF BLABY

LORD MACGREGOR OF PULHAM MARKET

LORD FORSYTH OF DRUMLEAN

23*

Page 2, line 35, at end insert “by the Independent Commission for Aid Impact”

LORD FORSYTH OF DRUMLEAN

LORD TUGENDHAT

LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON

LORD LIPSEY

24*

Page 2, line 38, leave out “annual” and insert “five year”

LORD MACGREGOR OF PULHAM MARKET

LORD HOLLICK

LORD LAWSON OF BLABY

LORD LAMONT OF LERWICK

25*

Page 2, line 39, at end insert—

“( )     The Secretary of State shall set up an independent inquiry into the
independence, efficiency and effectiveness of the Independent
Commission for Aid Impact.”

LORD HOLLICK

LORD LAMONT OF LERWICK

LORD MACGREGOR OF PULHAM MARKET

LORD TUGENDHAT

26*

Page 2, line 39, at end insert—

“( )     The Secretary of State must include in each report an explanation as to how
the implementation of the 0.7% target has influenced the following—

(a)   the quality and effectiveness of UK Overseas Development
Programmes;

(b)   the Department for International Development’s oversight of UK
Overseas Development Programmes;

(c)   reported corruption relating to UK Overseas Development
Programmes.”

After Clause 6

LORD FORSYTH OF DRUMLEAN

LORD LAWSON OF BLABY

LORD LIPSEY

LORD LAMONT OF LERWICK

27*

Insert the following new Clause—

“Duration

The provisions of this Act shall cease to have effect after 31st December
2020.”

Prepared 5th February 2015