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

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David Davis
Mr Eric Pickles
Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr Desmond Swayne

114

Clause     52,     page     21,     line     34,     leave out 'two' and insert 'four'.

   

Patrick Hall

101

Clause     52,     page     21,     line     34,     leave out from 'unless' to 'a majority' in line 35.

   

David Davis
Mr Eric Pickles
Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr Desmond Swayne
Mr Edward Davey

74

Clause     52,     page     21,     line     36,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   For the purposes of the first condition no person shall be entitled to more than one vote.'.

   

Patrick Hall

102

Clause     52,     page     21,     line     37,     leave out from beginning to end of line 3 on page 22.

   

David Davis
Mr Eric Pickles
Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr Desmond Swayne

75

Clause     52,     page     21,     line     39,     at end insert—

    '(4A)   Where BID levy is to be paid by the owner of a superior property interest for the purposes of calculating A and B the owner of the superior property interest shall be treated as voting in relation to the allocated proportion of the rateable value of the relevant hereditament and the non-domestic ratepayer shall be taken as voting in relation to the residual proportion of the rateable value of the relevant hereditament.'.

   

Mr Edward Davey
Dr John Pugh
Sue Doughty
Mr Paul Marsden

98

Clause     52,     page     21,     line     41,     at end insert—

    '(5A)   Where BID levy is to be paid by the owner of a superior property interest, for the purposes of calculating A and B the owner of the superior property interest shall be treated as voting in relation to the allocated proportion of the rateable value of the relevant hereditament and the non-domestic ratepayer shall be taken as voting in relation to the residual proportion of the rateable value of the relevant hereditament.'.

   

David Davis
Mr Eric Pickles
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Desmond Swayne
Mr David Curry

100

Clause     52,     page     21,     line     41,     at end insert—

    '(5A)   The third condition is that at least 25 per cent. of those eligible to vote shall have voted in favour of the BID proposals.'.

   

David Davis
Mr Eric Pickles
Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr Desmond Swayne

115

Clause     52,     page     21,     line     41,     at end insert—

    '(5B)   The fourth condition is that C exceeds 25 per cent. of D.

    (5C)   C is the aggregate of the rateable values of each heraditament in respect of which a person voting in the ballot has voted in favour of the BID proposals.

    (5D)   D is the aggregate of the rateable values of all heraditaments in respect of which a person is liable for the proposed BID levy.'.


   

David Davis
Mr Eric Pickles
Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr Desmond Swayne

76

Clause     53,     page     22,     line     9,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   In deciding whether to exercise the veto a billing authority must have regard to—

      (a) the identification of the classes of owners of superior property interests proposed to be charged,

      (b) any classes of owners of superior property interests who are not proposed to be charged,

      (c) the allocated proportion proposed to be charged to each owner of a superior property interest, and

      (d) the proposed arrangements for the management of the BID including the representation of owners of superior property interests in the management arrangements

       and shall exercise the veto unless it is satisfied that the proposed BID arrangements are fair and equitable in relation to the manner in which the projects specified will be financed and shall have regard to any Codes of Practice issued by the Secretary of State.'.

   

David Davis
Mr Eric Pickles
Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr Desmond Swayne

77

Clause     53,     page     22,     line     11,     after 'such', insert 'additional'.


   

David Davis
Mr Eric Pickles
Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr Desmond Swayne

116

Clause     56,     page     23,     line     11,     leave out 'arrangements' and insert 'proposals'.

   

David Davis
Mr Eric Pickles
Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr Desmond Swayne

117

Clause     56,     page     23,     line     17,     leave out 'two' and insert 'four'.


   

David Davis
Mr Eric Pickles
Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr Desmond Swayne

118

Clause     57,     page     23,     leave out line 33.

   

David Davis
Mr Eric Pickles
Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr Desmond Swayne

119

Clause     57,     page     23,     line     40,     leave out sub-paragraph (h).


   

Mr David Borrow

104

Clause     66,     page     32,     line     21,     leave out 'as regards a particular financial year' and insert 'over the period of the rating list'.


   

Mr David Curry

103

Clause     68,     page     33,     line     35,     at end insert—

    '(4A)   Paragraph 7(8) ceases to have effect.'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

122

*Clause     77,     page     38,     line     27,     leave out 'by statutory instrument'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

123

*Clause     77,     page     38,     line     33,     leave out 'valuation' and insert 'listing'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

124

*Clause     101,     page     54,     line     10,     after 'authority' insert '(in Scotland, a relevant authority)'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

125

*Clause     101,     page     54,     line     25,     after 'authority' insert '(in Scotland, a relevant authority)'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

126

*Clause     101,     page     54,     line     32,     at end insert—

    '( )   The duties under sections 1 and 2 of the Local Government in Scotland Act 2003 (asp 00) (best value) of a relevant authority have effect subject to subsections (1) and (3).'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

127

*Clause     101,     page     54,     line     35,     after 'authorities' insert '(or, as the case may be, relevant authorities)'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

128

*Clause     101,     page     54,     line     42,     at end insert—

    '( )   In this section—

"appropriate person", in relation to Scotland, means the Scottish Ministers; and"relevant authority" means—

      (a) a council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c.39),

      (b) the Strathclyde Passenger Transport Authority, or

      (c) any other body to which Part 1 of the Local Government in Scotland Act 2003 (asp 00) (best value and accountability) applies.'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

129

*Clause     102,     page     56,     line     22,     at end insert—

'"appropriate person", in relation to Scotland, means the Scottish Ministers;'.   

Mr Nick Raynsford

130

*Clause     102,     page     56,     line     23,     after first 'authority"' insert—

      '(a) in relation to England and Wales,'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

131

*Clause     102,     page     56,     line     25,     at end insert ', and

      (b) in relation to Scotland, means a council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c.39);'.


   

David Davis
Mr Eric Pickles
Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr Desmond Swayne

1

Clause     103,     page     56,     leave out lines 32 to 34.


NEW CLAUSE RELATING TO THE REPEAL OF SECTION 2A OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1986

Repeal of prohibition on promotion of homosexuality

   

Mr Edward Davey
Matthew Green
Kali Mountford
Mr David Borrow
John Bercow
Annette Brooke

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

       'Section 2A of the Local Government Act 1986 (c.10) (local authorities prohibited from promoting homosexuality) ceases to have effect'.


REMAINING NEW CLAUSES

Imposition of borrowing limits (No. 2)

   

Mr Edward Davey
Dr John Pugh
Sue Doughty

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

    '—.(1)   The Secretary of State may by regulations set limits in relation to the borrowing of money by local authorities.

    (2)   The Secretary of State may only make regulations under subsection (1) if the Code for Fiscal Stability, as provided for in section 155 of the Finance Act 1998, would otherwise be breached in any way.

    (3)   Before the Secretary of State may make regulations under subsection (1), the Treasury must prepare and lay before Parliament a document which shall be subject to approval by a resolution of the House of Commons explaining how the Code for Fiscal Stability would otherwise be breached if limits were not set in relation to the borrowing of money by local authorities.

    (4)   It shall be the duty of the Comptroller and Auditor General to examine the Treasury's document published under subsection (3) and report to the House of Commons his findings.'.

 
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