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Tuesday 28th June 2005


Standing Committee Proceedings


Standing Committee F


Transport (Wales) Bill


Agreed to


Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee


The Programming Sub-Committee appointed by the Speaker in respect of the Bill


agreed the following Resolution at its meeting on (Standing Order 83C):





during proceedings on the Transport (Wales) Bill the Standing Committee


shall (in addition to its first meeting at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday 28th June) meet


at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday 28th June;



the proceedings shall be taken in the following order, namely, Clauses 1 to 3,


the Schedule, Clauses 4 to 17, new Clauses, new Schedules, remaining


proceedings on the Bill;



the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a


conclusion at 10 p.m. on Tuesday 28th June.



Bill Wiggin


Negatived on division  1


Clause  1,  page  1,  line  6,  leave out ‘to, from and’.


Clause Agreed to.



Bill Wiggin


Withdrawn  2


Clause  2,  page  2,  line  9,  leave out paragraph (c) and insert—



bodies which represent the interests of persons carrying out business in




S.C.F.  Standing Committee Proceedings: 28th June 2005            



Transport (Wales) Bill, continued


Bill Wiggin


Not called  17


Clause  2,  page  2,  line  9,  at end add—



a number of bodies prescribed by regulations, including the network


operator, with an obligation to discuss the operational consequences of


proposed policies.’.


Bill Wiggin


Not called  22


Clause  2,  page  2,  line  12,  at end add—



In the case of an English authority raising an objection to the consultation


undertaken by the Assembly under subsection (5), the Secretary of State shall


have the right to adjudicate whether the Assembly should approve the Strategy.’.


Bill Wiggin


Not called  3


Clause  2,  page  2,  line  12,  at end insert—



Any priorities and future schemes set out in the Strategy must be developed with


regard to the funding available.’.


Clause and Clause 3 Agreed to.



Bill Wiggin


Withdrawn  15


Schedule  1,  page  9,  line  9,  after ‘Strategy’, insert ‘with regard to existing


undertakings and agreements with transport providers’.


Bill Wiggin


Withdrawn  24


Schedule  1,  page  10,  line  40,  leave out from ‘authority’ to end and insert ‘will be


subject to fines set out under (Local Transport authority: Wales - penalties).’.


Bill Wiggin


Not called  16


Schedule  1,  page  11,  line  11,  at end insert ‘and not solely on their website’.


Schedule Agreed to.



Bill Wiggin


Withdrawn  4


Clause  4,  page  2,  line  36,  at end add­—



The National Assembly for Wales shall provide for the costs of the arrangements


for the discharge of joint functions.’.


S.C.F.  Standing Committee Proceedings: 28th June 2005            



Transport (Wales) Bill, continued


Clause Agreed to.



Bill Wiggin


Withdrawn  5


Clause  5,  page  3,  line  23,  leave out subsection (5).


Bill Wiggin


Withdrawn  6


Clause  5,  page  3,  line  39,  at end insert—



the Secretary of State for Wales, the Secretary of State for Constitutional


Affairs and the Deputy Prime Minister.’.


Clause Agreed to.


Clause 6 Agreed to.



Bill Wiggin


Withdrawn  7


Clause  7,  page  4,  line  24,  leave out ‘and effectiveness’ and insert ‘, effectiveness


and sustainability’.


Bill Wiggin


Not called  8


Clause  7,  page  4,  line  27,  at end insert—



existing transport strategies outside Wales, the effect on other transport


services and the impact on the efficient operation of the transport network


across the UK.’.


Bill Wiggin


Withdrawn  9


Clause  7,  page  4,  line  30,  leave out subsection (4).


Clause Agreed to.


Clause 8 Agreed to.



Bill Wiggin


Not selected  10


Clause  9,  page  5,  line  42,  leave out subsection (3).


Clause Agreed to.



S.C.F.  Standing Committee Proceedings: 28th June 2005            



Transport (Wales) Bill, continued


Bill Wiggin


Withdrawn  11


Clause  10,  page  6,  line  38,  leave out subsection (4).


Clause Agreed to.



Bill Wiggin


Withdrawn  13


Clause  11,  page  7,  line  7,  leave out subsection (2).


Bill Wiggin


Not selected  12


Page  6,  line  40,  leave out Clause 11.


Clause Agreed to.


Clause 12 Agreed to.



Bill Wiggin


Not called  19


Clause  13,  page  7,  line  18,  after ‘order’, insert ‘or regulations’.


Bill Wiggin


Not called  20


Clause  13,  page  7,  line  19,  after ‘order’, insert ‘or regulations’.


Bill Wiggin


Not called  21


Clause  13,  page  7,  line  20,  after ‘order’, insert ‘or regulations’.


Clause Agreed to.


Clause 14 Agreed to.



Bill Wiggin


Not selected  14


Page  7,  line  29,  leave out Clause 15.


Clause Agreed to on division.


Clauses 16 and 17 Agreed to.



S.C.F.  Standing Committee Proceedings: 28th June 2005            



Transport (Wales) Bill, continued


new clause


Local transport authority: Wales - penalties


Bill Wiggin


Not called  nc1


To move the following Clause:—



The Assembly shall require any local transport authority whose area is in Wales,


to pay £100,000 to the Assembly when the following conditions have been met—



the authority has failed to submit a replacement local transport plan; and



the period for replacing the plan has expired.’.


Bill to be reported.


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