Amendments proposed to the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Bill - continued House of Commons

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Matthew Green

227

Page     31,     line     35,     leave out Clause 44.


   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford

100

Clause     45,     page     33,     line     15,     at end insert—

    '(1)   A local planning authority must exercise its powers so as to ensure compliance with planning controls in its area.'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford

330

Clause     45,     page     33,     line     23,     leave out 'seven days' and insert 'six weeks'.


   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford

329

Clause     46,     page     34,     line     18,     leave out subsection (3).


   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford

328

Clause     47,     page     35,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '( )   Any charge or fee prescribed by regulations made under subsection (1) must be reasonable and equitable.'.


   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford
Matthew Green

191

Clause     76,     page     51,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   This section also applies to a person if—

      (a) he is a person to whom sections 33A, 33B or 33C applies, and

      (b) his qualifying interest in land for the purposes of section 33A is acquired compulsorily under section 17 of the Housing Act 1985 (Acquisition of land for housing purposes).'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford
Matthew Green

192

Clause     76,     page     51,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   This section also applies to a person if—

      (a) he is a person to whom sections 33A, 33B or 33C applies,

      (b) his qualifying interest in land for the purposes of section 33A is acquired compulsorily under section 17 of the Housing Act 1985 (Acquisition of land for housing purposes),

      (c) a notice falling within subsection (4A) has been served on him in relation to the land mentioned in that section, and

      (d) the confirming authority has certified that it is satisfied that the acquiring authority sought to acquire the land compulsorily for the reason specified in the notice.'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford
Matthew Green

193

Clause     76,     page     51,     line     15,     after 'notices', insert 'referred to in subsection (1)'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford
Matthew Green

194

Clause     76,     page     51,     line     24,     at end insert—

    '(4A)   The notice referred to in subsection (1A) is a notice in the prescribed form and served in the prescribed manner stating that the acquiring authority intends to acquire the land for the reason that the land or any part of it should be brought into residential use.'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford

195

Clause     76,     page     51,     line     37,     at end insert—

    '(8)   In this section—

       "confirming authority" has the same meaning as in the Acquisition of Land Act 1981,

       "prescribed" means prescribed by regulations made by the Secretary of State.'.

   

Mr Matthew Green

251

Clause     76,     page     51,     line     37,     at end insert—

    '(7A)   In this section—

       "confirming authority" has the same meaning as in the Acquisition of Land Act 1981,

       "prescribed" means prescribed by regulations made by the Secretary of State.'.


   

Matthew Green

245

Schedule     3,     page     63,     line     22,     leave out paragraph 4.


   

Matthew Green

246

Schedule     6,     page     74,     line     15,     leave out 'Section 92'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford

323

Schedule     6,     page     74,     line     15,     leave out 'section 92'.


REMAINING NEW CLAUSES

Third party right of appeal

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford

NC4

       To move the following Clause:—

    '1.   After section 78, subsection (2), of the principal Act there is inserted—

    "(2A)   Where a local planning authority approves an application for planning permission and—

      (a) the planning application does not accord with the provisions of the development plan in force in the area in which the land to which the application relates is situated; or

      (b) the planning application is one in which the local authority has an interest as defined in section 316;

       the persons who may by notice appeal to the Secretary of State against the approval of planning permission in the circumstances specified above are—

      (a) any persons who have lodged a formal objection to the planning application in writing to the planning authority for the area in which the land to which the application relates is situated;

      (b) other persons at the discretion of a person appointed by the Secretary of State for that purpose."

    2.   Section 79 of the principal Act is amended as follows—

       "In subsection (2), leave out ("either") and after "planning authority" insert "or the applicant (where different from the appellant)."

       In subsection (6), after "the determination" insert "(except for appeals as defined in section 78(2A) and where the appellant is as defined in section 78(2A)".'.


Chief planning officer

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford

NC5

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   A local planning authority's duties under the Local Government Act 1972 with respect to the appointment of officers shall (without prejudice to the generality of the provisions of that Act) include the duty of appointing a fit person to be the chief planning officer of the authority, whether or not that person is described as chief planning officer.

    (2)   The chief planning officer shall have overall senior management responsibility for the functions set out in section 38.'.


England Spatial Plan

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford

NC6

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   There must be a spatial plan for England to be known as the "England Spatial Plan".

    (2)   The England Spatial Plan must set out such of the policies (however expressed) of the Secretary of State as he thinks appropriate in relation to the development and use of land in England.

    (3)   The Secretary of State must—

      (a) prepare and publish the Plan;

      (b) keep under review the Plan;

      (c) consider from time to time whether it should be revised.

    (4)   If the Secretary of State revises the Plan, he must publish (as he considers appropriate)—

      (a) the whole Plan as revised, or

      (b) the revised parts.

    (5)   The Secretary of State must consult such persons or bodies as he considers appropriate in preparing or revising the Plan.

    (6)   The Plan and any revision of it must be approved by the Secretary of State.

    (7)   The Secretary of State must not delegate his function under subsection (6).'.


ORDER OF THE COMMITTEE [9th JANUARY]

       That—

    (1)   during proceedings on the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Bill the Standing Committee do meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays at five minutes to Nine o'clock and at half-past Two o'clock;

    (2)   12 sittings in all shall be allotted to the consideration of the Bill by the Committee;

    (3)   the proceedings to be taken on the sittings shall be as shown in the second column of the Table below and shall be taken in the order so shown;

    (4)   the proceedings which under paragraph (3) are to be taken on any sitting shall (and so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the time specified in the third column of the Table;

    (5)   paragraph (3) 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 (3) if previous proceedings have already been concluded.

TABLE

Mrs Barbara Roche has given notice of her intention to move a motion in the terms of the resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee [Sessional Order C(9) relating to Programming (28th June).]

SittingProceedingsTime for conclusion of proceedings
1stPart 1, New Clauses and New Schedules relating to Part 1, Clauses 12 and 13
2ndPart 1, New Clauses and New Schedules relating to Part 1, Clauses 12 and 13
3rdPart 1, New Clauses and New Schedules relating to Part 1, Clauses 12 and 13 (so far as not previously concluded)11.25 a.m.
4thClauses 14 to 36
5thClauses 14 to 36
6thClauses 14 to 36 (so far as not previously concluded), New Clauses and New Schedules relating to Part 25 p.m.
7thClauses 37 to 39, Schedule 1, Clauses 40 to 49, Schedule 2, Clauses 50 to 53
8thClauses 37 to 39, Schedule 1, Clauses 40 to 49, Schedule 2, Clauses 50 to 53
9thClauses 37 to 39, Schedule 1, Clauses 40 to 49, Schedule 2, Part 5 (so far as not previously concluded), New Clauses and New Schedules relating to Part 511.25 a.m.
10thPart 6, New Clauses and New Schedules relating to Part 65 p.m.
11thPart 7, New Clauses and New Schedules relating to Part 7, Clauses 78 to 83, Schedules 3 and 4, Clause 84, Schedule 5, Clause 85, Schedule 6, Clauses 86 to 90
12thPart 7, New Clauses and New Schedules relating to Part 7, Clauses 78 to 83, Schedules 3 and 4, Clause 84, Schedule 5, Clause 85, Schedule 6, Clauses 86 to 90 (so far as not previously concluded), remaining New Clauses and New Schedules and any remaining proceedings on the Bill5 p.m.


ORDER OF THE COMMITTEE [14th JANUARY]

       That the Order of the Committee [9th January] relating to programming be amended as follows—

       In the Table the entry for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th sittings are omitted and the following words inserted:

1stPart 1, New Clauses and New Schedules relating to Part 1 -
2ndPart 1, New Clauses and New Schedules relating to Part 1-
3rdPart 1, New Clauses and New Schedules relating to Part 1 (so far as not previously concluded)11.25 am
4thClauses 12 to 36 -
5thClauses 12 to 36-
6thClauses 12 to 36 (so far as not previously concluded), New Clauses and New Schedules relating to Part 25pm

       Tony McNulty has given notice of his intention to move a motion in the terms of the Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee [Sessional Order C(9) relating to Programming (28th June 2001].


 
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