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

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

1

Page     5,     line     32     [Clause     9],     after 'authority', insert 'which determines to adopt executive arrangements'.

   

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

2

Page     5,     line     40     [Clause     10],     leave out 'The' and insert 'An'.

   

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

3

Page     5,     line     40     [Clause     10],     leave out 'must' and insert 'may'.


   

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

56

Page     6,     line     34     [Clause     10],     at end insert—

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

   

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

57

Page     6,     line     43     leave out Clause 11.


   

Mr Secretary Prescott

101

Page     9,     line     1     [Clause     12],     leave out paragraph (b) and insert—

      '( ) may be discharged only in accordance with any provisions made by or under this Part which apply to the discharge of any such function by that form of executive.'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

102

Page     9,     line     3     [Clause     12],     at beginning insert 'Accordingly'.

   

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

58

Page     9,     line     44     [Clause     13],     after 'executive', insert—

      '( ) by a committee of the authority.'.


   

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

59

Page     10,     line     29     [Clause     14],     after 'executive', insert—

      '( ) a committee of the authority.'.


   

Mr Secretary Prescott

103

Page     11,     line     10     [Clause     14],     after 'makes' insert 'or has made'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

104

Page     11,     line     11     [Clause     14],     leave out 'at that or any subsequent time'.

   

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

60

Page     11,     line     31     [Clause     15],     after 'executive', insert—

      '( ) by a committee of the authority.'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

105

Page     11,     line     34     [Clause     15],     leave out 'exercise' and insert 'discharge'.


   

Mr Secretary Prescott

106

Page     12,     line     23     [Clause     17],     leave out from 'authority' to end of line 33 and insert 'which satisfies the conditions in subsection (4),'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

107

Page     12,     line     34     [Clause     17],     at end insert—

    '(4) A committee or sub-committee of a local authority satisfies the conditions in this subsection if—

      (a) the committee or sub-committee is established to discharge functions in respect of part of the area of the authority,

      (b) the members of the committee or sub-committee who are members of the authority are elected for electoral divisions or wards which fall wholly or partly within that part, and

      (c) either or both of the conditions in subsection (5) are satisfied in relation to that part.

    (5) Those conditions are—

      (a) that the area of that part does not exceed two-fifths of the total area of the authority,

      (b) that the population of that part, as estimated by the authority, does not exceed two-fifths of the total population of the area of the authority as so estimated.'


   

Mr Secretary Prescott

108

Page     13,     line     22     [Clause     18],     leave out '(3) and (4)' and insert '(3) to (5)'.


   

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

61

Page     14     [Clause     20],     leave out lines 17 and 18 and insert 'arrangements for the overview and scrutiny of the executive (such arrangements referred to in this Part as overview and scrutiny arrangements).'

   

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

62

Page     14,     line     19     [Clause     20],     at end insert—

    '(1A) Overview and scrutiny arrangements may provide for the discharge of functions and the exercise of powers by—

      (a) a committee,

      (b) a sub-committee,

      (c) a member, or

      (d) an officer

    of the authority (in this Part referred to as overview and scrutiny bodies).'.

   

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

66

Page     14     [Clause     20],     leave out lines 20 and 21 and insert 'arrangements make provision so that the powers of overview and scrutiny bodies include powers, between them'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

109

Page     14,     line     34     [Clause     20],     leave out 'and' and insert 'or'.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

110

Page     14,     line     35     [Clause     20],     leave out 'their inhabitants' and insert 'the inhabitants of that area'.

   

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

63

Page     14,     line     36     [Clause     20],     at end insert—

      '(f) to require that the implementation of any such decision as is referred to in paragraph (a) or (b) of this subsection is deferred until a decision has been made whether or not to exercise the power conferred by subsection (3).'.

   

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

67

Page     14,     line     37     [Clause     20],     leave out 'committee' and insert 'body'.

   

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

64

Page     14,     line     43     [Clause     20],     at end insert—

    '( ) Unless the matter is certified by the authority's monitoring officer to be urgent, no decision by an executive, a member of an executive or a committee of an executive, under its executive arrangements, shall be implemented within less than five working days after the decision is published.'.

   

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

68

Page     14,     line     44     [Clause     20],     leave out subsection (4).

   

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

69

Page     14,     line     45     [Clause     20],     leave out 'may not discharge any' and insert 'may by resolution of the authority discharge'.


   

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

70

Page     15,     line     6     [Clause     20],     leave out 'An overview and scrutiny committee of a local authority' and insert 'an overview and scrutiny body of a local authority which is a committee of the authority'.

   

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

71

Page     15,     line     9     [Clause     20],     at end insert 'or by a single member or officer of the authority.'.

   

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

72

Page     15,     line     15     [Clause     20],     leave out 'an overview and scrutiny committee of the authority' and insert 'an overview and scrutiny body of the authority which is a committee of the authority'.

   

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

65

Page     15,     line     22     [Clause     20],     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 or scrutiny committee, cause the decision to be delayed until that overview and scrutiny committee has considered the matter.'.

   

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

73

Page     15,     line     23     [Clause     20],     leave out subsection (9) and insert—

    '(9) Overview and scrutiny arrangements shall include provision ensuring that members of the local authority's executive do not discharge any functions or exercise any powers under those arrangements.'.

 
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