Amendments proposed to the Transport Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

768

Clause     161,     page     91,     line     22,     leave out from 'Authority' to end of line 26 and insert 'at any time before an order making, varying or revoking the charging scheme is confirmed by that Authority, must consult other persons, including affected businesses or their representatives, about the charging scheme, variation or revocation, and'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

648

Clause     161,     page     91,     line     28,     leave out 'or revocation' and insert 'of the licensing scheme'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

715

Clause     161,     page     91,     line     30,     at end insert—

    '(3A) The appropriate national authority shall publish its decision arising from any inquiry held under this Part within 28 days of the report of the person or persons holding the inquiry being received by it.'.


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

783

Clause     162,     page     92,     line     13,     leave out subsection (4) and insert—

    '(4) In setting the charges imposed by a charging scheme under this Part—

      (a) the reasons for imposing different charges for different cases (as under subsection (5)) must be specified by the charging authority;

      (b) regard may be had to the purpose for which any of the net proceeds of the charging scheme may be applied (in accordance with Schedule (11)).'.


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

786

Clause     163,     page     92,     line     21,     leave out subsections (1), (2) and (3) and insert—

    '(1) Businesses that own parking spaces that are regularly used by the following classes of vehicle shall be exempt from being required to purchase a licence or paying a workplace parking levy—

      (a) emergency vehicles,

      (b) cars used by emergency service workers,

      (c) bicycles,

      (d) powered two wheel vehicles,

      (e) cars displaying an orange disabled badge,

      (f) cars driven by nurses,

      (g) cars driven by doctors on call,

      (h) cars driven by midwives,

      (i) cars driven by volunteer workers at their place of work,

      (j) taxis and private hire vehicles,

      (k) any vehicle parked at a hospital,

      (l) road freight vehicles,

      (m) farm vehicles,

      (n) any vehicle parked at a crematorium or graveyard,

      (o) community transport and dial-a-ride vehicles,

      (p) public service vehicles,

      (q) social services vehicles,

      (r) rescue and recovery vehicles,

      (s) any vehicle parked at a dentist,

      (t) any vehicle parked at a school,

      (u) any vehicle parked at a private hospital,

      (v) any vehicle parked at a hospice,

      (w) any vehicle used for charity work,

      (x) any vehicle parked at a nursing homes,

      (y) military vehicles or cars used by members of the military,

      (z) any vehicle parked at a court house,

      (aa) any vehicle parked at a port or airport,

      (bb) any vehicle parked at a place of worship,

      (cc) any vehicle parked at an out-of-town shopping centre,

      (dd) any vehicle parked at a leisure centre,

      (ee) any vehicle parked at a sports stadium.'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

787

Clause     163,     page     92,     line     21,     leave out subsections (1), (2) and (3) and insert—

    '(1) A business that employs shift workers shall only purchase a license or pay a workplace parking levy for a maximum of 50 per cent. of its parking spaces.'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

788

Clause     163,     page     92,     line     21,     leave out subsections (1), (2) and (3) and insert—

    '(1) A business that employs seasonal workers shall only be required to purchase a license for the proportion of the year in which the workers are employed.'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

649

Clause     163,     page     92,     line     21,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'appropriate national authority'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

650

Clause     163,     page     92,     line     26,     leave out subsection (2).

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

651

Clause     163,     page     92,     line     30,     leave out 'subsections (1) and (2)' and insert 'subsection (1)'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

652

Clause     163,     page     92,     line     32,     leave out 'subsection (1)' and insert 'that subsection'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

763

Clause     163,     page     92,     line     40,     at end add—

    '( ) Charges shall not apply on any day on which any part of the local underground, metro, bus or rail networks are disrupted or closed by industrial action.'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

653

Clause     164,     page     93,     leave out lines 8 to 16 and insert—

    '( ) A licence may not be granted for a period of more than one year.'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

654

Clause     165,     page     93,     line     24,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'appropriate national authority'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

655

Clause     165,     page     93,     line     25,     leave out ', notification, payment, adjudication and enforcement' and insert 'and payment'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

656

Clause     165,     page     93,     line     32,     leave out subsections (3) and (4) and insert—

    '( ) Licensing scheme penalty charges in respect of any premises shall be paid—

      (a) by the occupier of the premises, or

      (b) in circumstances specified in regulations made by the appropriate national authority, by such person as is so specified.

    ( ) The Lord Chancellor may make regulations about the notification, adjudication and enforcement of licensing scheme penalty charges.'.


   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

719

Schedule     11,     page     176,     line     43,     at end insert ', and

      (c) "joint scheme", in relation to a relevant scheme means a scheme which is included in transport plans or policies, including local transport plans, of one or more authority, which may or may not be a "relevant authority" under (b) above.'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

657

Schedule     11,     page     178,     line     20,     leave out 'by'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

658

Schedule     11,     page     178,     line     34,     leave out 'an authority which is'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

659

Schedule     11,     page     178,     line     35,     leave out 'council fund' and insert 'general account'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

660

Schedule     11,     page     179,     line     7,     leave out 'or'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

793

Schedule     11,     page     179,     line     32,     leave out paragraph 8.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

661

Schedule     11,     page     179,     line     35,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'appropriate national authority'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

662

Schedule     11,     page     179,     line     45,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'appropriate national authority'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

663

Schedule     11,     page     180,     line     34,     after 'fund' insert ', or general account,'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

789

Schedule     11,     page     180,     line     36,     at end insert—

    '.— In determining from time to time whether any local transport grant should be made to a non-metropolitan local traffic authority or the amount of such local transport grant, the Secretary of State shall disregard—

      (a) such non-metropolitan local traffic authority's share of the amount received under a relevant scheme (both the gross amount and the net proceeds), and

      (b) any share of the net proceeds of another relevant authority made available by such other relevant authority under sub-paragraph (2) of paragraph 7 for application by the non-metropolitan local traffic authority in question.'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

791

Schedule     11,     page     181,     line     8,     leave out from first 'of' to end of line 9 and insert 'maintaining, repairing, restoring or improving the trunk road and subject of such charging scheme or financing, refinancing or reimbursing the cost of construction of such trunk road.'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

664

Schedule     11,     page     181,     line     10,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'appropriate national authority'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Peter Atkinson

792

Schedule     11,     page     181,     line     23,     leave out sub-paragraphs (5), (6) and (7).

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

665

Schedule     11,     page     181,     line     25,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'appropriate national authority'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

720

Schedule     11,     page     181,     line     31,     at end add—

    '.—(1) Any charging authority may use its projected net proceeds to support any borrowings or expenditures which it deems necessary for the purpose of directly or indirectly facilitating the achievement of policies in the authority's local transport plan.

    (2) In this paragraph, "projected net proceeds" are those net proceeds that a charging authority might reasonably expect to collect during the period of the early relevant scheme in paragraph 7 of this Schedule.'.

 
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