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

back to previous text

Relief for charities and certain sports clubs

   

Mr Clive Betts
Mr David Borrow

NC3

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1)   In section 43 of the 1988 Act (occupied hereditaments: liability) for subsection (6) there is substituted:

          "(6)   This subsection applies where on the day concerned the ratepayer is:

          1. a charity or trustees for a charity and the hereditament is wholly or mainly used for charitable purposes (whether of that charity or of that an other charities); or

          2. a community amateur sports club within the meaning of Schedule 18 to the Finance Act 2002 (relief for community amateur sports clubs) and the hereditament is wholly or mainly used for the purposes of that club.".

    (2)   In section 45 of that Act (unoccupied hereditaments: liability) for subsection (6) there is substituted:

          "(6)   This subsection applies where on the day concerned the ratepayer is:

          1. a charity or trustees for a charity and it appears that when next in use the hereditament will be wholly or mainly used for charitable purposes (whether of that charity or of that an other charities).

          2. a community amateur sports club within the meaning of Schedule 18 to the Finance Act 2002 and it appears that when next in use the hereditament will be wholly or mainly used for the purposes of that club.".'.


BID: No reimbursement to owner of superior interest

   

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

NC4

To move the following Clause:—

       '. No owner of a superior property interest shall seek to be entitled to any reimbursement of the allocated proportion from any other owner of an interest in the relevant hereditament other than an interest created after the date on which the BID arrangements come into force.'.


Identification of Land Ownership for BIDs

   

Mr Edward Davey
Dr John Pugh
Sue Doughty
Mr Paul Marsden

NC5

To move the following Clause:—

       '. A local authority or authorities shall, with respect to a Business Improvement District in their area, provide assistance in identifying the ownership of land within that Business Improvement District, when requested to do so by persons drawing up the BID proposals for that area.'.


Notification to non-domestic ratepayers of BID proposal

   

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

NC6

To move the following Clause:—

       'Prior to the holding of a ballot of relevant non-domestic ratepayers in accordance with section 51(1), the billing authority shall take all reasonable steps to ensure that every non-domestic ratepayer eligible to vote in the ballot shall receive such infomation regarding the BID proposal and such information as will facilitate, each such non-domestic ratepayer being able readily to calculate the amount of BID levy that will be payable by him, as the Secretary of State shall prescribe.'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

132

*Schedule     6,     page     100,     line     22,     leave out 'by statutory instrument'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

133

*Schedule     6,     page     101,     line     11,     leave out paragraph 51 and insert—

    '51 (1) Section 113 (orders and regulations) is amended as follows.

    (2) In each of subsections (1) and (2) (powers to make regulations or orders under the Act include power to make differential and incidental etc. provision), for "or the Treasury" there is inserted ",the Treasury or the National Assembly for Wales".

    (3) In subsection (2), for "or they think" there is substituted ",they or it thinks".

    (4) In subsection (3) (instruments subject to negative resolution), in paragraph (a) (exceptions), after "11(3)," there is inserted "22B(3)(a),".

    (5) After subsection (3) there is inserted—

          "(4)   Any power of the National Assembly for Wales under this Act to make orders or regulations shall be exercisable by statutory instrument."'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

134

*Schedule     6,     page     101,     line     37,     leave out 'by statutory instrument'.


   

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

10

Schedule     7,     page     105,     line     38,     at end insert—

'Local Government Act 1986 (c.10)section 2A'.
   

Mr Nick Raynsford

135

*Schedule     7,     page     106,     line     2,     leave out 'Section' and insert 'Sections 28 and'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

136

*Schedule     7,     page     106,     line     37,     leave out 'and 50(6)' and insert ',50(6) and 52Z(3)'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

137

*Schedule     7,     page     107,     line     3,     at end insert—

'Education Act 1996 (c.56)In Schedule 1, paragraph 5.'.
   

Mr Nick Raynsford

138

*Schedule     7,     page     107,     line     10,     at end insert—

'School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (c.31)In Schedule 30, paragraph 13.'.
   

Mr Nick Raynsford

139

*Schedule     7,     page     107,     line     26,     at end insert—

'Local Government Act 2000 (c.22)Section 104.'.


   

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

8

Clause     122,     page     69,     line     9,     leave out 'and 114' and insert ', 114 and (Repeal of prohibition on promotion of homosexuality)'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

140

*Clause     122,     page     69,     line     12,     at end insert—

      '( ) section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988 (c.9),'.

   

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

9

Clause     122,     page     69,     line     12,     at end insert—

    '( )   section 2A of the Local Government Act 1986 (c.10)'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

141

*Clause     122,     page     69,     line     18,     leave out 'and' and insert—

      '( ) paragraph 5 of Schedule 1 to the Education Act 1996 (c.56),

      ( ) paragraph 13 of Schedule 30 to the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (c.31),'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

142

*Clause     122,     page     69,     line     20,     at end insert 'and

      ( ) section 104 of the Local Government Act 2000 (c.22),'.

   

Mr Nick Raynsford

143

*Clause     122,     page     69,     line     49,     at end insert—

    '( )   So far as relating to Scotland, sections 101 and 102 shall come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order appoint.'.


   

Mr Nick Raynsford

144

*Clause     123,     page     70,     line     16,     leave out 'Section 83(2) extends' and insert 'Sections 83(2), 101 and 102 extend'.


EXTRACT FROM THE ORDER OF THE HOUSE [7TH JANUARY], AS AMENDED

Proceedings in Standing Committee

    2.   Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 13th February 2003.

    3.   The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.


ORDER OF THE COMMITTEE [21ST JANUARY]

That—

    (1)   during proceedings on the Local Government Bill, the Standing Committee do meet when the House is sitting on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8.55 a.m. and 2.30 p.m., except that the Committee shall not meet on Thursday 23rd January 2003;

    (2)   14 sittings in all shall be allotted to the consideration of the Bill by the Committee;

    (3)   the Committee shall report the Bill to the House not later than Thursday 13th February 2003;

    (4)   the proceedings to be taken at a sitting shall be as shown in the second column of the Table below and shall be taken in the order so shown;

    (5)   the proceedings which under paragraph (4) are to be taken at any sitting shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the time specified in the third column of the Table;

    (6)   paragraph (4) does not prevent proceedings being taken (in the order shown in the second column of the Table) at any earlier sitting than that provided for under paragraph (4) if all previous proceedings have already been concluded.

TABLE

SittingProceedingsTime for conclusion of proceedings
1st to 6thClauses 1 to 19, Schedule 1, Clauses 20 to 42, Schedule 2 and Clauses 43 to 735 p.m. at 6th sitting
7th to 11thClauses 74 to 100, Schedule 3, Clauses 101 to 105, Schedule 4, Clause 106, Schedule 5 and Clauses 107 to 11611.25 a.m. at 11th sitting
12th and 13thAny new Clauses standing in the name of a Minister of the Crown and relating to functions of the Audit Commission in relation to registered social landlords; any new Clauses relating to the repeal of section 2A of the Local Government Act 198611.25 a.m. at 13th sitting
14thRemaining new Clauses standing in the name of a Minister of the Crown, remaining new Clauses, new Schedules, Clauses 117 to 121, Schedules 6 and 7, Clauses 122 and 123 and remaining proceedings on the Bill5 p.m.


 
previous section contents
 
House of Commons home page Houses of Parliament home page House of Lords home page search page enquiries index

©Parliamentary copyright 2003
Prepared 30 Jan 2003