Amendments proposed to the Transport Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

1010

*Clause     187,     page     104,     line     23,     at end insert—

    '(5A) The notice shall state on what grounds the Authority reached its decision.'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

908

Clause     187,     page     105,     leave out lines 10 to 12.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

909

Clause     187,     page     105,     line     30,     leave out 'duty' and insert 'power'.


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

911

Clause     188,     page     106,     line     11,     after 'may', insert 'where a direction not to seek to secure the provision of such services under a franchise agreement has been given to the Authority under section 26B(2) because no tenders have been received in response to a second invitation to tender in accordance with section 26B'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

910

Page     106,     line     11,     leave out Clause 188.


   

Mr Geraint Davies

848

Clause     189,     page     106,     line     29,     after 'passengers', insert 'and their luggage, including bicycles and prams,'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

803

Clause     189,     page     106,     line     30,     after second 'vehicles', insert 'who must provide the same level of service as that which the service provider had previously offered, in particular by the carriage of guide dogs at no extra cost,'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

912

Clause     189,     page     106,     line     31,     at end insert 'and where any relevant franchisee has failed to do so'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

913

Clause     189,     page     106,     line     34,     at end insert 'but by as little as is practicable'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

914

Clause     189,     page     106,     line     44,     at end insert 'and shall accept such tender (if any) as appears to be best able to provide an efficient and economic service than the service to be provided under such agreement'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

915

Clause     189,     page     107,     line     5,     leave out from 'interrupted' to end of line 7.

   

Mr Geraint Davies
Mr Lawrie Quinn
Ms Linda Perham

845

Clause     189,     page     107,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '(5A) Before entering into any agreement with any person in pursuance of this section for the provision of a substitute service the Authority shall ensure that, so far as is practicable to do so, that any vehicle used for that service is constructed or adapted so that it is possible for a disabled person—

      (a) to get into and out of, or on and off, the vehicle in safety and without unreasonable difficulty (and, in the case of a disabled person in a wheelchair, to do so while remaining in the wheelchair); and

      (b) to be carried in or on the vehicle in safety and reasonable comfort (and, in the case of a disabled person in a wheelchair, while remaining in the wheelchair).'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

823

Clause     190,     page     107,     line     38,     leave out 'instruments, contracts' and insert 'private Acts, instruments made under Acts, other documents'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

916

Clause     190,     page     108,     line     3,     leave out subsection (9).


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

917

Schedule     15,     page     199,     line     23,     after 'appropriate', insert ', having regard to the need to bring such revocation or variation to the attention of those consulted and those likely to be affected by them.'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

918

Schedule     15,     page     200,     line     14,     after 'Where', insert 'a'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

919

Schedule     15,     page     205,     line     12,     leave out paragraph 61.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

1006

Schedule     15,     page     205,     line     27,     leave out '1993;"' and insert 'the end of paragraph (a)'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

1007

Schedule     15,     page     205,     line     30,     at end insert 'or from exercising any of its functions in a manner which is consistent with its financial framework;",'.


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

924

Schedule     16,     page     207,     line     13,     leave out sub-paragraph (7).

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

925

Schedule     16,     page     207,     line     31,     after 'services', insert 'and other means of transport in conjunction with railway services'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

926

Schedule     16,     page     207,     line     33,     after 'information', insert ', including timetable information as to linking transport services, provision of cycle and car park facilities,'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

927

Schedule     16,     page     207,     line     39,     leave out from beginning to end of line 38 on page 208.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

988

Schedule     16,     page     208,     line     19,     leave out 'made by, or' and insert ', or other documents,'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

989

Schedule     16,     page     208,     line     23,     at end insert 'or that references to the Authority have effect as references to the Regulator).

    (5A) The scheme may include provision—

      (a) for things done by the Regulator before the time when the scheme comes into force to be treated after that time as if done by the Authority; or

      (b) for things done by the Authority before the time when the scheme comes into force to be treated after that time as if done by the Regulator.'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

990

Schedule     16,     page     208,     line     31,     at end insert—

    '(6A) The provision made by regulations under subsection (2) above applies in relation to any licence or licence exemption granted before the coming into force of the regulations only from the coming into force of a scheme made under subsection (4) above in relation to the licence or licence exemption.'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

928

Schedule     16,     page     209,     line     33,     after 'shall', insert 'not less than six weeks before the date proposed for the modifications, by means of publication in two successive weeks in two newspapers circulating in the area affected and in such other manner as appears to it to be appropriate, having regard to the need to bring such modifications to the attention of those likely to be affected by them,'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

929

Schedule     16,     page     210,     line     21,     after 'Regulator', insert—

      '(aa) where conditions of the licence addressing the matters specified in the reference would all inevitably be conditions relating to consumer protection, it shall ensure, prior to seeking to obtain the consent of the Regulator, that the modification being sought does not relate to a matter falling within the terms of a franchise agreement;'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

824

Schedule     16,     page     217,     line     8,     leave out 'instruments, contracts' and insert 'documents'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

825

Schedule     17,     page     219,     line     38,     leave out 'instruments, contracts' and insert 'private Acts, instruments made under Acts, other documents'.


   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

920

Clause     193,     page     108,     line     22,     leave out 'or otherwise dealt with'.

   

Mr Lawrie Quinn
Dr Gavin Strang

853

Clause     193,     page     108,     line     27,     at end insert 'in furtherance of its purpose and strategies.'.

   

Mr Bernard Jenkin
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Peter Atkinson

921

Clause     193,     page     108,     line     28,     leave out subsection (3) and insert—

    '(3) Before making application under the provisions of Schedule 19 for the confirmation of any such bye laws, the Authority will consult the operators of the railway assets in question, the Health and Safety Executive, the Railway Inspectorate and such organisations representing the users of the railway assets in question as are appropriate.'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Michael Moore

804

Clause     193,     page     108,     line     34,     leave out subsection (4) and insert—

    '(4) Provided that before disposing of any land the Authority shall, in consultation with the local transport authority and other interested parties, consider what potential for rail or other sustainable transport related uses such land might offer, and protect the land accordingly.'.

 
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