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

11

Clause     4,     page     3,     line     12,     leave out 'must' and insert 'may'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Adrian Sanders

92

Clause     4,     page     3,     line     13,     at end insert—

    '(2A) All local non-departmental public bodies shall have regard to the strategy in their area produced under subsection 1 above'.

   

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

77

Clause     4,     page     3,     line     16,     leave out 'as he considers appropriate' and insert 'and justify his Directive to them'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

105

Clause     4,     page     3,     line     16,     at end insert—

    '( ) In its application to Wales, this section has effect as if for any reference to the Secretary of State there were substituted a reference to the National Assembly for Wales.'.

   

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

112

Clause     4,     page     3,     line     16,     at end insert—

    '(4) A local authority may require other public bodies, whether statutory or voluntary, in its area to comply with and to participate in its strategy for promoting or improving the economic social or environmental wellbeing of their area.'.


   

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

13

Clause     5,     page     3,     line     17,     at beginning insert—

    '( ) A local authority may apply to the Secretary of State to amend, repeal, revoke, or disapply an enactment (whenever passed or made) which it considers prevents or obstructs it from exercising its power under section 2(1)'.

   

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

14

Clause     5,     page     3,     line     17,     after 'thinks', insert ', whether or not on the application of a local authority,'.

   

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

12

Clause     5,     page     3,     line     20,     at end insert—

    '( ) Before exercising the power under subsection (1) the Secretary of State shall consult representatives of local government and such persons as he feels appropriate.'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Adrian Sanders

98

Clause     5,     page     3,     line     26,     at end insert—

    '( ) A local authority may submit proposals to the Secretary of State that the power under subsection (1) should be exercised in relation to that authority in accordance with those proposals.

    ( ) The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision for or in connection with the submission of an application by a local authority under subsection ( ) above.

    ( ) Regulations under this section may include provision—

      (a) for the information required in any application,

      (b) for a local authority to show it has the capacity to give effect to the proposals,

      (c) for proposals to be submitted jointly by more than one authority,

      (d) for a timetable for consideration of proposals, and

      (e) for reasons to be given when an application is unsuccessful.'.


   

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

15

Clause     6,     page     3,     line     38,     leave out 'Subject to subsection(3)'.

   

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

17

Clause     6,     page     4,     line     4,     at end insert—

    '( ) A local authority may apply to the Secretary of State to amend, repeal or disapply any enactment (whenever passed or made) which requires a local authority to prepare, produce or publish any plan or strategy relating to any particular matter.'.

   

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

16

Clause     6,     page     4,     line     5,     leave out subsection (3).

   

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

78

Clause     6,     page     4,     line     10,     at end insert—

    '(c) upon application and justification by a particular authority'.

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Adrian Sanders

93

Clause     6,     page     4,     line     12,     at end insert—

    '(4A) An authority may apply to the Secretary of State to issue an order under this section'.

   

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

113

Clause     6,     page     4,     line     12,     at end insert—

    '(4A) A local authority may itself make a declaration that any statutory plan or strategy is covered by their strategy under section 4 above, and apply to the Secretary of State to exercise his power under this section to amend, repeal, revoke or disapply any enactment which requires them to prepare, produce or publish any such plan or strategy, and the Secretary of State shall not unreasonably withhold his consent to exercise such power.'.


   

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

79

Clause     8,     page     4,     line     36,     leave out 'to him to be likely'.


   

Hilary Armstrong

115

Page     5,     line     27,     leave out Clause 9.


   

Hilary Armstrong

116

Clause     10,     page     5,     line     32,     leave out 'which determines to adopt executive arrangements'.


   

Hilary Armstrong

117

Clause     11,     page     5,     line     40,     leave out 'An' and insert 'The'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

118

Clause     11,     page     5,     line     40,     leave out 'may' and insert 'must'.

   

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

22

Clause     11,     page     6,     line     16,     leave out subsection (4).

   

Hilary Armstrong

119

Clause     11,     page     6,     line     22,     leave out subsection (5).

   

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

18

Clause     11,     page     6,     line     31,     leave out subsection (7).

   

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

24

Clause     11,     page     6,     line     32,     leave out paragraph (a).

   

Hilary Armstrong

120

Clause     11,     page     6,     line     32,     leave out 'each member of which is' and insert 'some or all of the members of which are'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

121

Clause     11,     page     6,     line     33,     leave out 'of' and insert 'for'.

   

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

25

Clause     11,     page     6,     line     38,     leave out '(a) or'.

   

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

26

Clause     11,     page     6,     line     40,     at end insert—

    '( ) The authority may determine the title to be used for the position of mayor elected under this Act'.

   

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

80

Clause     11,     page     6,     line     42,     leave out 10 and insert 'one-fifth of the number of members of the authority'.


   

Hilary Armstrong

122

Clause     12,     page     7,     line     10,     at end insert—

    '( ) Subject to any provision made by this Act or by any enactment which is passed or made after the day on which this Act is passed, any function of a local authority which is not specified in regulations under subsection (2) is to be the responsibility of an executive of the authority under executive arrangements.'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

123

Clause     12,     page     7,     line     22,     leave out subsection (3).

   

Hilary Armstrong

124

Clause     12,     page     7,     line     25,     leave out 'may' and insert 'must'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

125

Clause     12,     page     7,     line     28,     after 'authority' insert—

      '( ) to be a function which is not to be the responsibility of such an executive,'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

126

Clause     12,     page     8,     line     31,     at end insert—

    '( ) Any reference in this section to a function specified in regulations includes a reference to a function of a description specified in regulations.'.


   

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

81

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     12,     at end insert, 'or

      (v) by a committee of the authority'.

 
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