Amendments proposed to the National Lottery Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Hugo Swire

73

Clause     18,     page     11,     line     13,     leave out subsections (2) and (3).

   

Mr Richard Caborn

11

Clause     18,     page     11,     line     32,     leave out ', 30'.


   

Mr Hugo Swire

18

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     6,     after 'members', insert 'but not more than seven'.

   

Mr Hugo Swire

19

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     8,     leave out subsection (3).

   

Mr Hugo Swire

20

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     19,     leave out subsection (4).


   

Mr Richard Caborn

2

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     19,     leave out 'of Customs and Excise' and insert 'for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs'.

   

Mr Richard Caborn

3

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     22,     leave out 'of Customs and Excise' and insert 'for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs'.


   

Mr Hugo Swire

21

Clause     4,     page     3,     line     7,     leave out '15' and insert '10'.

   

Mr Hugo Swire

22

Clause     4,     page     3,     line     13,     at end insert—

    '(1C)   Any provision included under subsection (1B) may not enable the licence period to be extended for a longer period in total than that allowed by subsection (1A)(b).'.


   

Mr Hugo Swire

23

Clause     5,     page     3,     line     29,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   The level of fee prescribed shall be the Secretary of State's estimate of the cost to the Secretary of State and the National Lottery Commission of performing their duties under this Act.'.


   

Mr Hugo Swire

74

Schedule     1,     page     15,     line     26,     leave out '15' and insert '10'.


NEW CLAUSES

Guidance to distributing bodies

   

Mr Don Foster
Jo Swinson

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

'After section 27 of the National Lottery etc. Act (1993) (c. 39), insert—

    ""27A=27>A   Guidance to distributing bodies

    "(3A)   The Secretary of State shall issue guidance to the distributing bodies on the distribution of lottery funds, including reference to—

(a) the means of ensuring that lottery funding is allocated without political interference;

(b) the distinction between essential and desirable government expenditure;

(c) the distinction between core central government expenditure and lottery funding;

(d) the distinction between local government expenditure and lottery funding;

(e) the means of ensuring transparency in the funding of projects which receive both national lottery and government funding in relation to—

(i) accounting practice, and

(ii) public announcements.

    "(3A)   Before issuing guidance under subsection (1), the Secretary of State must consult—

(a) the distributing bodies;

(b) bodies (other than public or local authorities) whose activities are not carried on for profit;

(c) the national Lottery Promotions Unit; and

(d) representatives of local government.

    "(3A)   Guidance issued under subsection (1) must have regard to the 1998 Compact between the Government and the Voluntary and Community Sector.

    "(3A)   Guidance under subsection (1) shall not be issued unless a draft has been laid before and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.

    "(3A)   The distributing bodies shall report from time to time on how the guidance issued under subsection (1) has been taken into account.".'.


Distributing bodies: criteria for distribution

   

Mr Hugo Swire

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

'After section 25(1A) of the National Lottery etc. Act (1993) (application of money by distributing bodies), insert—

    "(3A)   =1>BIn determining how to distribute money in accordance with subsection (1) a body shall have regard to maintaining the reputation of the National Lottery and the distributing bodies.".'.


ORDER OF THE HOUSE [14TH JUNE 2005]

That the following provision shall apply to the National Lottery Bill:

Commital

    1.   The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.

Proceedings in Standing Committee

    2.   Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 20th October 2005.

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

Consideration and Third Reading

    4.   Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.

    5.   Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

    6.   Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

Other proceedings

    7.   Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further message from the Lords) may be programmed.


 
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