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Amendment Paper as at
Friday 9th June 2000

CONSIDERATION OF BILL


RECYCLED CONTENT OF NEWSPRINT BILL, AS AMENDED

NEW CLAUSES

Regulations imposing a duty on local authorities

   

Mr Eric Forth

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—The Secretary of State shall within one year of the passing of this Act make regulations outlining the requirement of local authorities to collect and recycle newspapers and magazines at an achievable rate.'.


Recycling targets

   

Mr Eric Forth

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—The newspaper industry and the government shall work in close co-operation to achieve targets which shall be agreed upon after consideration of newly arising factors beyond the control of the industry which may constrain or expedite an increase in recycled fibre content.'.


   

Mr Eric Forth

27

Page     1     [Clause     1],     leave out lines 5 to 16.

   

Mr Gordon Prentice

26

Page     1,     line     5     [Clause     1],     leave out 'shall within one year of the passing of this Act' and insert 'may'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

1

Page     1,     line     5     [Clause     1],     leave out 'one year' and insert 'six years'.

   

Mr Eric Forth

15

Page     1,     line     5     [Clause     1],     leave out 'one year' and insert 'three years'.

   

Maria Eagle

2

Page     1,     line     12     [Clause     1],     leave out '30' and insert '38'.

   

Mr Eric Forth

16

Page     1,     line     12     [Clause     1],     leave out '30 per cent.' and insert '15 per cent.'.

   

Maria Eagle

3

Page     1,     line     13     [Clause     1],     leave out '38' and insert '45'.

   

Mr Eric Forth

17

Page     1,     line     13     [Clause     1],     leave out '38 per cent.' and insert '25 per cent.'.

   

Maria Eagle

4

Page     1,     line     14     [Clause     1],     leave out '45' and insert '50'.

   

Mr Eric Forth

18

Page     1,     line     14     [Clause     1],     leave out '45 per cent.' and insert '30 per cent.'.

   

Maria Eagle

5

Page     1,     line     15     [Clause     1],     leave out '50' and insert '65'.

   

Mr Eric Forth

19

Page     1,     line     15     [Clause     1],     leave out '50 per cent.' and insert '35 per cent.'.

   

Maria Eagle

6

Page     1     [Clause     1],     leave out line 16.

   

Mr Eric Forth

20

Page     1,     line     16     [Clause     1],     leave out '65 per cent.' and insert '40 per cent.'.

   

Mr Eric Forth

28

Page     1     [Clause     1],     leave out lines 17 to 29.

   

Maria Eagle

7

Page     1,     line     21     [Clause     1],     leave out '50' and insert '65'.

   

Mr Eric Forth

21

Page     1,     line     21     [Clause     1],     leave out '50 per cent.' and insert '20 per cent.'.

   

Maria Eagle

8

Page     1,     line     22     [Clause     1],     leave out '65' and insert '70'.

   

Mr Eric Forth

22

Page     1,     line     22     [Clause     1],     leave out '65 per cent.' and insert '30 per cent.'.

   

Maria Eagle

9

Page     1,     line     23     [Clause     1],     leave out '70' and insert '80'.

   

Mr Eric Forth

23

Page     1,     line     23     [Clause     1],     leave out '70 per cent.' and insert '40 per cent.'.

   

Maria Eagle

10

Page     1     [Clause     1],     leave out line 24.

   

Mr Eric Forth

24

Page     1,     line     24     [Clause     1],     leave out '80 per cent.' and insert '50 per cent.'.


   

Mr Andrew Dismore

11

Page     2,     line     3     [Clause     1],     at end insert 'and such environmental groups as he considers appropriate.'.

   

Mr Eric Forth

25

Page     2,     line     3     [Clause     1],     after 'regulations', insert 'including newsprint suppliers, newspaper publishers, retailers and consumer organisations.'.

   

Mr Andrew Dismore

12

Page     2,     line     5     [Clause     1],     leave out 'annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House' and insert 'affirmative resolution of both Houses'.

   

Dr Alan Whitehead

13

Page     2,     line     9     [Clause     2],     after first 'newspaper' insert 'or magazine'.

   

Dr Alan Whitehead

14

Page     2,     line     9     [Clause     2],     after second 'newspaper' insert 'or magazine'.

   

Mr Eric Forth

29

Page     2     [Clause     2],     leave out lines 12 to 15 and insert 'the most recently available figure indicating the average recycled content of newsprint used across the newspaper publishing industry as a whole.'.


 
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