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

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

270

Clause     35,     page     22,     line     37,     at end insert—

    '(3) Guidance must be issued under this Section making provision with respect to the role and organisation of local authorities' officers under executive arrangements.'.


   

Hilary Armstrong

176

Clause     36,     page     22,     line     42,     at end insert—

    '( ) An elected mayor of a local authority in England is to be entitled to the style of "mayor".

    ( ) An elected mayor of a local authority in Wales is to be entitled to the style of "mayor" or "maer".'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

177

Clause     36,     page     23,     line     5,     leave out from beginning to 'an' in line 6.

   

Hilary Armstrong

178

Clause     36,     page     23,     line     7,     leave out 'for the purposes of the enactments relating to local government'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

179

Clause     36,     page     23,     line     8,     at end insert 'for the purposes of such enactments (whenever passed or made) as may be specified in regulations made by the Secretary of State under this subsection'.

   

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

254

Clause     36,     page     23,     line     8,     at end add ', except that he shall not have a vote at meetings of the authority'.

   

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

255

Clause     36,     page     23,     line     9,     after 'to', insert 'subsection ( ) and to'.

   

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

256

Clause     36,     page     23,     line     10,     at end insert—

    '( ) An elected mayor or elected executive member shall cease to hold office in the event of his becoming incapable of discharging his duties or carrying out his functions.'.


   

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

61

Clause     37,     page     23,     leave out lines 15 to 20.

   

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

35

Clause     37,     page     23,     line     20,     at end insert 'and

    (e) as to the number of electors required to sign a valid nomination paper for a candidate for mayor, which shall not be less than 30'.

   

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

257

Clause     37,     page     23,     line     20,     at end add—

      '(e) as to the determination of incapacity pursuant to sub-section ( ) of section 36'.


   

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

62

Clause     38,     page     23,     line     23,     leave out subsection (1).

   

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

36

Clause     38,     page     23,     line     24,     leave out from 'have' to end of line 36 and insert 'one vote and the candidate receiving the greatest number of votes shall be returned as the elected mayor.'

   

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

63

Clause     38,     page     23,     leave out line 33.

   

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

64

Clause     38,     page     23,     line     34,     leave out subsection (3).

   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Adrian Sanders

291

Clause     38,     page     23,     line     35,     leave out 'supplementary' and insert 'alternative'.


   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Adrian Sanders

293

Schedule     2,     page     70,     line     34,     leave out from beginning to end of line 4 on page 71 and insert—

    '(2) The candidate with the fewest number of first preference votes is eliminated, and the second preference votes given for the candidate shall be ascertained.

    (3) The second preference votes under sub-paragraph (2) above shall be transferred to the other candidates, being added to the first preference votes cast for the other candidates.

    (4) If, following the re-calculation under sub-paragraph (3) above, none of the candidates receives more than half of the votes, the remaining candidate with the fewest number of votes is eliminated and the procedure in sub-paragraphs (2) and (3) above is carried out.

    (5) The process continues until one candidate has received more than half of all the votes, and that person shall be returned as mayor.'.

   

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

38

Page     70,     line     21,     leave out Schedule 2.


   

Hilary Armstrong

180

Clause     39,     page     23,     line     37,     after 'election' insert 'for the return'.

   

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

37

Clause     39,     page     24,     line     1,     leave out subsection (2).

   

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

65

Clause     39,     page     24,     line     1,     leave out from 'first' to second 'preference' in line 2.


   

Mr Don Foster
Mr Adrian Sanders

294

Clause     40,     page     24,     line     9,     at end insert 'and

      (c) the recall of the mayor in the event of a loss of confidence and the filling of a casual vacancy.'.

   

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

39

Clause     40,     page     24,     line     9,     at end insert 'and

    (c) the recall of the mayor in the event of incapacity or of a loss of confidence and the filling of the vacancy arising'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

181

Clause     40,     page     24,     line     14,     leave out 'the election expenses of candidates' and insert 'election expenses'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

182

Clause     40,     page     24,     line     26,     after first 'or' insert 'any provision of'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

183

Clause     40,     page     24,     line     26,     after 'enactment' insert '(whenever passed or made)'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

184

Clause     40,     page     24,     line     33,     at end insert 'or under'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

185

Clause     40,     page     24,     line     35,     leave out 'or made under'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

186

Clause     40,     page     24,     line     35,     after 'enactment' insert '(whenever passed or made)'.


   

Hilary Armstrong

187

Clause     41,     page     24,     line     43,     at end insert—

    '( ) If the result of a referendum held by virtue of regulations or an order made under any provision of this Part is to approve the proposals to which the referendum relates, the local authority concerned must implement those proposals in accordance with any provision made by the regulations or order.

    ( ) If the result of a referendum held by virtue of regulations or an order made under any provision of this Part is to reject the proposals to which the referendum relates, the local authority concerned may not implement those proposals but must instead comply with any provision made by the regulations or order.'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

188

Clause     41,     page     25,     line     8,     leave out 'made by or under' and insert 'of'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

189

Clause     41,     page     25,     line     9,     after 'enactment' insert '(whenever passed or made)'.

   

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

86

Clause     41,     page     25,     leave out line 12 and insert '(a) for independent scrutiny of the question to be asked in a referendum'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

190

Clause     41,     page     25,     line     15,     at end insert—

      '( ) about the limitation of expenditure in connection with a referendum (and the creation of criminal offences in connection with the limitation of such expenditure),'.

   

Hilary Armstrong

191

Clause     41,     page     25,     line     18,     leave out paragraph (d) and insert—

      '( ) as to when, where and how voting in a referendum is to take place,

      ( ) as to how the votes cast in a referendum are to be counted, and'.

   

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

66

Clause     41,     page     25,     leave out lines 18 and 19.

 
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