Amendments proposed to the Communications Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Simon Thomas

193

Clause     329,     page     282,     line     41,     leave out '£250,000' and insert '£10,000'.


   

Mr Simon Thomas

358

Clause     335,     page     285,     line     8,     leave out subsection (1).

   

Nick Harvey
Mr Richard Allan

404

Clause     335,     page     285,     line     10,     leave out paragraph (a).

   

Nick Harvey

405

Clause     335,     page     285,     line     11,     after 'States)', insert—

      '(aa) paragraph 2 (disqualification of religious bodies);'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Nick Harvey

21

Clause     335,     page     285,     line     12,     leave out paragraph (b).

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

229

Clause     335,     page     285,     leave out line 12 and insert—

      '(b) paragraphs 2 and 6 (disqualification of religious bodies and advertising agencies).'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban
Nick Harvey

230

Clause     335,     page     285,     line     13,     leave out subsections (2) and (3).

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

231

Clause     335,     page     286,     line     30,     leave out subsections (5), (6) and (7).


   

Mr Andrew Lansley

20

Page     286,     line     41,     leave out Clause 336.


   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

471

*Schedule     14,     page     408,     line     34,     leave out from beginning to end of line 5 on page 411.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

475

*Schedule     14,     page     411,     line     4,     leave out paragraph 6.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

476

*Schedule     14,     page     411,     line     4,     leave out 'or otherwise modify'.

   

Nick Harvey
Mr Richard Allan

406

Schedule     14,     page     411,     line     5,     at end insert—

'Part 1A

Channel 5 Licences

               Ban on newspaper proprietors holding a Channel 5 licence

    6A (1)   A person is not to hold a Channel 5 licence if—

      (a) he runs a national newspaper which for the time being has a national market share of 20 per cent. or more; or

      (b) he runs national newspapers which for the time being together have a national market share of 20 per cent. or more.

    (2)   For the purposes of this paragraph, each of the following shall be treated as holding a Channel 5 licence—

      (a) the actual licence holder; and

      (b) every person connected with the actual licence holder.

    (3)   The provisions of paragraphs 2 to 4 of this Schedule shall apply for the purposes of this Part of this Schedule insofar as they relate to national newspapers as if a Channel 5 licence were a licence to provide a Channel 3 service.'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

472

*Schedule     14,     page     412,     line     37,     leave out sub-paragraph (e).

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

473

*Schedule     14,     page     412,     line     39,     leave out sub-paragraph (f).

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

474

*Schedule     14,     page     414,     line     38,     leave out sub-paragraph (4).

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

478

*Schedule     14,     page     416,     line     33,     leave out sub-paragraph (1).


   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

44

Clause     338,     page     288,     line     24,     leave out subsections (1) and (2) and insert—

    '(1)   Subsection (9) of section 32 of the 1990 Act (limits on participation in nominated news providers) shall cease to have effect.'

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

257

Clause     338,     page     288,     line     25,     leave out '40 per cent.' and insert '60 per cent.'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

258

Clause     338,     page     288,     line     42,     at end insert—

    '(4A)   It shall be the duty of OFCOM to carry out a review of the operation of the provisions of subsections (8) to (11) of section 32 of the 1990 Act no later than 12 months after the commencement of this section.'.


   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

259

Clause     343,     page     293,     line     35,     leave out from 'respects"' to end of line 36.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

454

*Clause     343,     page     293,     line     36,     leave out paragraph (b).

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

260

Clause     343,     page     293,     line     37,     leave out subsection (2).


   

Mr Brian White

498

*Clause     345,     page     295,     line     18,     leave out 'access radio' and insert 'community media'.

   

Mr Brian White

499

*Clause     345,     page     295,     line     19,     leave out 'access radio' and insert 'community media'.

   

Mr Brian White

500

*Clause     345,     page     295,     line     20,     leave out 'appropriate' to the end of line 22 and insert 'for the support and development of community media'.

   

Mr Brian White

501

*Clause     345,     page     295,     line     32,     leave out subsection (4), and insert—

    '(4)   In this section—

       "community media" means communications services provided primarily for the benefit of members of the public in a defined geographical locality or in a particular community and not operated by the BBC or for commercial purposes.

    (5)   In subsection (2)—

       "communications services" includes—

      (a) radio and television broadcasting;

      (b) electronic communications networks and services; and

      (c) content services carried out by services falling within paragraphs (a) or (b).'.

   

Mr Brian White

502

*Page     295,     line     19,     leave out Clause 345.


   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

436

Schedule     15,     page     425,     line     6,     after '"(12)', insert—

             'A determination for the purposes of subsection (11)—

          (a) must be made at least one year before the date determined; and

          (b) must be notified by OFCOM to the person who holds the licence in question.

          (13)'.   

   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

437

Schedule     15,     page     430,     line     36,     at end insert—

    '(3A) In subsection (2), after "not later than" there shall be inserted "the day falling three months before".'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

438

Schedule     15,     page     431,     line     24,     at end insert—

    '( ) After subsection (11) there shall be inserted—

          "(12)   A determination for the purposes of subsection (11)—

          (a) must be made at least one year before the date determined; and

          (b) must be notified by OFCOM to the person who holds the licence in question."'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

439

Schedule     15,     page     431,     line     38,     at end insert—

    '( ) In subsection (3), after "not later than" there shall be inserted "the day falling three months before".'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

440

Schedule     15,     page     432,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '(6) After subsection (13) there shall be inserted—

          "(14)   A determination for the purposes of subsection (13)(c)—

          (a) must be made at least one year before the date determined; and

          (b) must be notified by OFCOM to the person who holds the licence in question."'.

   

Nick Harvey
Mr Richard Allan

407

Schedule     15,     page     438,     line     11,     leave out sub-paragraph (4) and insert—

    '(4)   For paragraph 1(2) and (3) of Part 2, there shall be substituted—

      "(2) Sub-paragraph (1) shall apply in relation to any Broadcasting Act licence other than a licence to provide a Channel 3 service and a Channel 5 licence as if paragraphs (a) and (b) (and the reference to those paragraphs in paragraph (i)) were omitted.".'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

272

Schedule     15,     page     438,     line     34,     leave out sub-paragraph (3) and insert—

    '(3) In paragraph 2(1) (persons disqualified from membership of the Corporation), for paragraphs (b) to (d) there shall be substituted "or

                (b)   a member or employee of OFCOM.".'.

 
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