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

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Mr Charles Kennedy
Mr Edward Davey
Matthew Green
Dr John Pugh
Matthew Taylor
Mr Andrew Stunell

43

*Page     5     [Clause     11],     leave out lines 38 and 39.

   

Mr Charles Kennedy
Mr Edward Davey
Matthew Green
Dr John Pugh
Matthew Taylor
Mr Andrew Stunell

44

*Page     5,     line     38     [Clause     11],     leave out 'equal to the whole or any part' and insert 'up to a maximum of 50 per cent.'.


   

Mr Charles Kennedy
Mr Edward Davey
Matthew Green
Dr John Pugh
Matthew Taylor
Mr Andrew Stunell

45

*Page     14,     line     28,     leave out Clause 31.


   

Mr Secretary Prescott

33

Page     15,     line     4     [Clause     32],     leave out subsection (2).


   

Mr Charles Kennedy
Mr Edward Davey
Matthew Green
Dr John Pugh
Matthew Taylor
Mr Andrew Stunell

46

*Page     20,     line     14     [Clause     43],     at end insert—

'(c) property owners who are not liable for non-domestic rates but who stand to benefit from the BID to contribute their fair share towards the cost of BID projects on a voluntary basis.'.


   

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

5

Page     22,     line     37     [Clause 53],     leave out 'where BID proposals are approved by' and insert 'to BID proposals made prior to the holding of'.


   

Mr Charles Kennedy
Mr Edward Davey
Matthew Green
Dr John Pugh
Matthew Taylor
Mr Andrew Stunell

47

*Page     25,     line     2     [Clause     58],     at end insert—

    '(1A)   The Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument make provision for the BID levy to be payable by property owners who have an interest or interests in relevant hereditaments superior to that held by relevant non-domestic ratepayers.'.

   

Mr Charles Kennedy
Mr Edward Davey
Matthew Green
Dr John Pugh
Matthew Taylor
Mr Andrew Stunell

48

*Page     25,     line     4     [Clause     58],     at end insert—

    '(2A)   An order made by statutory instrument under this section shall be subject to an affirmative resolution of each House of Parliament.'.


   

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

38

*Page     33,     line     18     [Clause     66],     leave out subsection (10) and insert—

'( ) in making regulations under this section the Secretary of State shall have regard to the object of securing (so far as practicable) that the aggregate amount payable to him and all billing authorities by way of non-domestic rates as regards a relevant period is the same as the aggregate amount which would be so payable apart from the regulations.

( ) in making regulations under this section the Secretary of State shall limit their application only to hereditaments whose rateable value for the first day of the financial year in which a new list is compiled changes from the rateable value shown for the hereditament for the last day of the financial year preceding the relevant year by a greater proportion than the change in (e) divided by (d).

       For the purpose of the above paragraph (e) and (d) shall have the same meaning as in sub-paragraphs (6) and (7) of paragraph 5 to Schedule 7 of the 1988 Act.'.

   

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

6

Page     33,     line     21     [Clause 66],     leave out 'as regards a particular financial year' and insert 'over the revaluation cycle'.


   

Mr Henry Bellingham

50

*Page     34,     line     18     [Clause     68],     at end insert—

    '(1A)   For paragraph 2(1) there is substituted—

 "land used only or mainly as arable, meadow or pasture ground.'.

   

Mr Henry Bellingham

51

*Page     34,     line     18     [Clause     68],     at end insert—

    '(1A)   After paragraph 2(1)(e) there shall be inserted—

"(f) land used only or mainly for the rearing of Game Birds as defined in s.27 Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.".'.

   

Mr Henry Bellingham

52

*Page     34,     line     20     [Clause     68],     leave out 'solely' and insert 'only or mainly'.

   

Mr Henry Bellingham

53

*Page     34,     line     38     [Clause     68],     at end add—

    '(5A)   "In paragraph 4(1) leave out "solely" and insert "only or mainly"."

    (5B)   "In paragraph 5(2)(a) leave out "solely" and insert "only or mainly"."

    (5C)   "In paragraph 5(3)(a) leave out "solely" and insert "only or mainly"."

    (5D)   "In paragraph 6(1) leave out "solely" and insert "only or mainly"."

    (5E)   "In paragraph 7(6) leave out "solely" and insert "only or mainly"."

    (5F)   "In paragraph 7(7) leave out "sole" and insert "only or mainly"."

    (5G)   "Paragraph 8(3) is omitted".'.


   

Mr Secretary Prescott

24

Page     40,     line     10     [Clause     77],     leave out 'each House of Parliament' and insert 'the House of Commons'.

   

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

7

Page     40,     line     18     [Clause 78],     at end insert 'but such a power may only be exercised provided the ratio between the top and the bottom band remains at 3 to 1 and that there shall be no substitution of any grant, subsidy or money due from central government as a result of the operation of this section.'.


   

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

4

Page     48,     line     31     [Clause 92],     leave out subsection (1).

   

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

35

Page     48,     line     34     [Clause 92], leave out subsection (2).


NEW CLAUSES RELATING TO CLAUSES 93 TO 117

Valuation: conflicts between judicial and administrative matters

   

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

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

       'In the event of any conflict between the Valuation Tribunal Service and a valuation tribunal over what is an administrative matter within the jurisdiction of the former and what is a judicial or other matter within the jurisdiction of the latter, the Service, a valuation tribunal or its president may request the President of the Council on Tribunals to appoint a qualified person to arbitrate between them and he shall do so.'.


Valuation tribunals: immunity

   

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

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

       'A member of a Valuation Tribunal or a clerk officiating at a tribunal hearing shall not be liable for anything done or omitted in the discharge or purported discharge of his functions as a tribunal member unless the act or omission is shown to have been in bad faith.'.


   

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

1

Page     60,     line     17     [Clause 105],     leave out 'of, and clerks to' and insert 'and staff of (including clerks to)'.


   

Mr Bob Blizzard

34

Page     70     [Clause 117], leave out lines 8 to 31.


NEW CLAUSES RELATING TO CLAUSE 119

Repeal of section 2A of Local Government Act 1986

   

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

NC11

To move the following Clause:—

       'The Secretary of State shall lay before Parliament within 24 months of the coming into force of section 119 and at intervals of 24 months thereafter a report containing information on the effect of the operation of that section on—

(a) the adherence to guidance issued under section 403(1A) of the Education Act 1996 (c. 96);

(b) the operation of the provisions of section 404 of that Act; and

(c) the numbers of parents withdrawing their children from sex education pursuant to section 405 of that Act.'.

As Amendments to David Davis's proposed New Clause (NC11) (Repeal of section 2A of Local Government Act 1986):

   

Mr Andrew Turner

(a)

Line 7, leave out 'and'.

   

Mr Andrew Turner

(b)

Line 9, at end add, '; and'.

    (d)   the operation of guidance issued in relation to section 403(1A) of that Act in relation to bodies established by local authorities pursuant to section 508(2) of that Act.


Sex or relationship education in facilities established pursuant to s508 (2) of Education Act 1996

   

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

NC17

*To move the following Clause:—

       '.     A local authority may not provide financial support to any facilities established pursuant to s508 (2) of the Education Act 1996 unless that local authority is satisfied that any sex or relationship education or guidance offered within that facility complies with the guidance issued by the Secretary of State pursuant to s403 (1A) of that Act.'.

 
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