Amendments proposed to the Local Government Bill [Lords] - continued House of Commons

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Mr Nigel Waterson
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr David Curry
Mr Peter Atkinson
Mr Tim Loughton

57

Clause     20,     page     13,     line     18,     leave out 'or other action taken,'and insert 'prior to their enactment,'.

   

Mr Nigel Waterson
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr David Curry
Mr Peter Atkinson
Mr Tim Loughton

19

Clause     20,     page     13,     line     32,     at end insert—

      '(f) to advise the executive on the future discharge of its executive functions.'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

142

Clause     20,     page     13,     line     40,     at beginning insert 'Subject to subsection (4A)'.

   

Mr Nigel Waterson
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr David Curry
Mr Peter Atkinson
Mr Tim Loughton

28

Clause     20,     page     13,     line     40,     leave out 'may not discharge any' and insert 'may by resolution of the authority discharge'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

143

Clause     20,     page     13,     line     41,     at end insert—

    '(4A) If or to the extent that a local authority's function of conducting best value reviews under section 5 of the Local Government Act 1999 is not the responsibility of an executive of the authority, the authority may arrange for their overview and scrutiny committee (or any of their overview and scrutiny committees) to conduct such a review.'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

144

Clause     20,     page     13,     line     45,     at end insert—

    '( ) A sub-committee of an overview and scrutiny committee may not discharge any functions other than those conferred on it under subsection (5)(b).'.

   

Mr Nigel Waterson
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr David Curry
Mr Peter Atkinson
Mr Tim Loughton

27

Clause     20,     page     14,     line     10,     at end insert—

    '( ) Where a member of a relevant overview and scrutiny committee finds that a decision by or on behalf of the executive ought to be subject to immediate review he may, with the agreement of two members of the relevant overview and scrutiny committee, cause the decision to be delayed until that overview and scrutiny committee has considered the matter'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

145

Clause     20,     page     14,     line     27,     at end insert—

    '( ) Subsections (2) and (5) of section 102 of the Local Government Act 1972 are to apply to an overview and scrutiny committee of a local authority, or a sub-committee of such a committee, as they apply to a committee appointed under that section.'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

146

Clause     20,     page     14,     line     28,     at end insert 'or a sub-committee of such a committee'.

   

Mr Nigel Waterson
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr David Curry
Mr Peter Atkinson
Mr Tim Loughton

20

Clause     20,     page     14,     line     33,     at end add—

    '(12) The authority shall appoint officers to assist the overview and scrutiny committees in discharging their functions, and such officers may not also report to the executive.'.

   

Mr Nigel Waterson
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr David Curry
Mr Peter Atkinson
Mr Tim Loughton

84

Clause     20,     page     14,     line     33,     at end add—

    '(7) Any of the Head of the Paid Service, the Monitoring Officer and the officer appointed by the authority under section 151 of the Local Government Act 1972 may issue a summons to a meeting of an overview or scrutiny committee and may place on the agenda of such committee any matter which falls within the responsibility of such committee'.


   

Mr Nigel Waterson
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr David Curry
Mr Peter Atkinson
Mr Tim Loughton

58

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     35,     leave out 'or held in private' and insert 'unless necessary to exclude the public for individual items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1 (all reports) of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.'.

   

Mr Nigel Waterson
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr David Curry
Mr Peter Atkinson
Mr Tim Loughton

59

Clause     21,     page     14,     line     37,     leave out from 'decide' to end of line 39 and insert 'which parts of its meetings, and which parts of any committee of the executive are to be held in private.'.

   

Mr Nigel Waterson
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr David Curry
Mr Peter Atkinson
Mr Tim Loughton

29

     Page     14,     line     34,     leave out Clause 21.


   

Hilary Armstrong

210

Schedule     1,     page     66,     line     11,     leave out 'the deputy mayor of the executive' and insert 'his deputy (referred to in this paragraph as the deputy mayor)'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

211

Schedule     1,     page     66,     line     13,     leave out 'of the executive'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

212

Schedule     1,     page     66,     line     16,     leave out 'of the executive'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

213

Schedule     1,     page     66,     line     18,     leave out 'of the executive'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

214

Schedule     1,     page     66,     line     21,     leave out 'of the executive'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

215

Schedule     1,     page     66,     line     24,     leave out 'of the executive'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

216

Schedule     1,     page     66,     line     25,     leave out 'of the executive'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

217

Schedule     1,     page     66,     line     27,     leave out 'or the authority'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

218

Schedule     1,     page     66,     line     27,     at end insert—

    '( ) In the case of a local authority in Wales, the deputy mayor is entitled to the style of "dirprwy maer".'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

219

Schedule     1,     page     66,     line     36,     at end insert—

    '( ) Section 101 of the Local Government Act 1972 does not apply to the function of determining the number of councillors under sub-paragraph (2)(a).'.

   

Mr Nigel Waterson
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr David Curry
Mr Peter Atkinson
Mr Tim Loughton

23

Schedule     1,     page     66,     line     38,     leave out paragraph 3.

   

Hilary Armstrong

220

Schedule     1,     page     66,     line     41,     leave out 'the deputy mayor of the executive' and insert 'his deputy (referred to in this paragraph as the deputy mayor)'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

221

Schedule     1,     page     66,     line     43,     leave out 'of the executive'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

222

Schedule     1,     page     67,     line     2,     leave out 'of the executive'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

223

Schedule     1,     page     67,     line     5,     leave out 'of the executive'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

224

Schedule     1,     page     67,     line     7,     leave out 'of the executive'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

225

Schedule     1,     page     67,     line     10,     leave out 'of the executive'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

226

Schedule     1,     page     67,     line     13,     leave out 'of the executive'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

227

Schedule     1,     page     67,     line     14,     leave out 'of the executive'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

228

Schedule     1,     page     67,     line     22,     at end insert—

    '( ) The reference in sub-paragraph (9) to a committee or sub-committee of the authority includes a reference to a joint committee on which the authority is represented or a sub-committee of such a committee.'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

229

Schedule     1,     page     67,     line     33,     after 'appointment' insert 'by the elected mayor'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

230

Schedule     1,     page     67,     line     34,     leave out 'advisory'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

231

Schedule     1,     page     67,     line     35,     leave out 'advisory committee or committees' and insert 'committee as is mentioned in sub-paragraph (12)'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

232

Schedule     1,     page     67,     line     36,     at end insert—

    '( ) In the case of a local authority in Wales, the deputy mayor is entitled to the style of "dirprwy maer".'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

233

Schedule     1,     page     67,     line     44,     at end insert—

'Meetings of executives and executive committees

    . A member of a local authority who is not a member of the authority's executive is entitled to attend, and speak at, a meeting of the executive, or of a committee of the executive, only if invited to do so.'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

234

Schedule     1,     page     69,     line     13,     leave out from 'the' to 'which' in line 14 and insert 'maintained schools which are maintained by the authority concerned and'.

 
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