Amendments proposed to the Communications Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

550

Clause     339,     page     289,     line     3,      leave out 'regional'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

551

Clause     339,     page     289,     line     13,      leave out 'regional'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

552

Clause     339,     page     289,     line     19,      leave out '(4) and' and insert '(3A) to'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

553

Clause     339,     page     289,     line     21,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   The matters mentioned in this subsection are—

      (a) the extent to which time available for broadcasting programmes included in the service is allocated to programmes of each of the following descriptions—

      (i) original productions;

      (ii) news programmes; and

      (iii) current affairs programmes;

      (b) the extent to which programmes of each of those descriptions that are included in the service are broadcast at peak viewing times.

    (3B)   The matters mentioned in this subsection are—

      (a) the extent to which Channel 3 programmes made in the United Kingdom that are included in the service are programmes made outside the M25 area;

      (b) the range of Channel 3 programmes made in the United Kingdom outside that area that are included in the service;

      (c) the extent to which the expenditure of the provider of the service on Channel 3 programmes is referable to programme production at different production centres outside the M25 area;

      (d) the range of different such production centres to which that expenditure is referable.'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

554

Clause     339,     page     289,     line     23,      leave out 'or' and insert 'and'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

555

Clause     339,     page     289,     line     24,      leave out 'or' and insert 'and'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

556

Clause     339,     page     289,     line     25,      leave out 'or'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

557

Clause     339,     page     289,     line     26,      leave out 'or' and insert 'and'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

558

Clause     339,     page     289,     line     32,      leave out 'or' and insert 'and'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

559

Clause     339,     page     289,     line     42,     at end insert—

    '(5A)   In relation to a national Channel 3 service, subsections (3) to (5) have effect as if—

      (a) subsection (3B) applied only where the service is subject to conditions imposed by virtue of a decision of OFCOM under section 276(2) or OFCOM otherwise consider, having regard to the nature of the service, that it is appropriate to consider the matters mentioned in that subsection;

      (b) references to regional programmes were references to programmes which are regional programmes (within the meaning of section 277) in relation to that service and are included in it in accordance with a condition imposed under subsection (4)(a) of that section;

      (c) references to the regional character of the service were references to the regional character of parts of the service;

      (d) subsection (4)(c) of this section were omitted; and

      (e) references, in relation to programmes such as are mentioned in paragraph (b), to the area for which the service is provided were references to the part of that area where the people are living to whom those programmes are likely to be of particular interest.'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

560

Clause     339,     page     290,     line     1,     at end insert—

       '"Channel 3 programmes" and "expenditure" each has the same meaning as in section 276;

       "original production" has the same meaning as in section 270;

       "peak viewing time"—

      (a) in relation to original productions, means a time determined by OFCOM for the purposes of section 270 to be a peak viewing time for the service in question; and

      (b) in relation to news programmes or current affairs programmes, means a time so determined for the purposes of section 271.'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

561

Clause     339,     page     290,     line     2,      leave out 'regional Channel 3 service, means' and insert 'Channel 3 service, means (subject to subsection (5A))'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

562

Clause     339,     page     290,     line     11,      leave out 'regional'.


   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

563

Clause     340,     page     290,     line     25,      leave out 'subsection' and insert 'subsections (3A) to'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

564

Clause     340,     page     290,     line     35,      after 'service', insert 'or (as the case may be) of any parts of it'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

565

Clause     340,     page     290,     line     45,      leave out from 'throughout' to end of line 10 on page 291 and insert 'the twelve months immediately before the relevant date.'.


   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

566

Clause     341,     page     292,     line     6,      leave out 'or' and insert 'and'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

567

Clause     341,     page     292,     line     7,      leave out 'and'.


   

Mr Andrew Lansley

600

Clause     343,     page     293,     leave out lines 34 to 36 and insert—

       'the words "to achieve the result that the affairs of the body are conducted in accordance with his wishes" shall be omitted and there shall be substituted "to control or materially to influence the policy of the body";'.

   

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
Mr Andrew Lansley

260

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


   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

568

Clause     344,     page     294,     line     41,     at end insert—

      '( ) what it is appropriate to achieve by conditions and duties under section 269 and paragraphs 1 and 7 of Schedule 12 and the effectiveness for that purpose of the conditions and duties for the time being in force;

      ( ) whether it would be appropriate to recommend to the Secretary of State that he exercises any of his powers under that section or those paragraphs;

      ( ) the extent to which work on independent productions (within the meaning of that section and those paragraphs) that are produced in the United Kingdom is done in a range of production centres outside the M25 area;'.


   

Brian White

498

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

   

Brian White

499

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

   

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'.

   

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).'.

   

Brian White

502

Page     295,     line     19,     leave out Clause 345.


   

Mr Stephen Timms
Dr Kim Howells

435

Schedule     15,     page     424,     line     33,     at end insert—

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

   

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".'.

 
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