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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 13th October 2005

 

Standing Committee Proceedings

 

Standing Committee D

 

London Olympics Bill


 

[First Sitting]


 

Mr Richard Caborn

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

during proceedings on the London Olympics Bill, in addition to its first

 

meeting on Thursday 13th October at 9.30 a.m., the Standing Committee

 

shall meet on Thursday 13th October at 2.00 p.m., on Tuesday 18th October

 

at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. and on Thursday 20th October at 9.30 a.m. and

 

2.00 p.m.;

 

(2)  

the proceedings shall be taken in the order shown below and shall (so far as

 

not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 5.00 p.m. on

 

Thursday 20th October: Clause 39; Clauses 1 to 3; Schedule 1; Clauses 4 to

 

30; Schedule 2; Clause 31; Schedule 3; Clauses 32 to 38; Remaining

 

proceedings on the Bill.

 


 

Mr Don Foster

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Jo Swinson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Withdrawn  64

 

Clause  39,  page  26,  line  6,  after ‘Olympics’, insert ‘and Paralympics’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Don Foster

 

Jo Swinson

 

Withdrawn  30

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  15,  at end insert ‘, and

 

(h)    

“sustainable development” means development that will strive to

 

incorporate—


 
 

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(i)    

low carbon emissions;

 

(ii)    

low waste;

 

(iii)    

the provision of sustainable transport;

 

(iv)    

the use of local and sustainable materials;

 

(v)    

the use of local and sustainable food;

 

(vi)    

the use of a local and sustainable workforce;

 

(vii)    

low water demand;

 

(viii)    

the conservation and enhancement of natural habitats and

 

wildlife;

 

(ix)    

local heritage and contemporary culture;

 

(x)    

the principles of equality and fair trade;

 

(xi)    

the promotion of health and well being;

 

(xii)    

low energy demand.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 2 and 3 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Don Foster

 

Jo Swinson

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Withdrawn  25

 

Schedule  1,  page  27,  line  7,  after ‘London,’ insert ‘and the Chairman of the London

 

Organising Committee’.

 

Mr Don Foster

 

Jo Swinson

 

Withdrawn  7

 

Schedule  1,  page  27,  line  15,  at end insert ‘and

 

(c)    

equality matters including disability access and inclusive

 

design’.

 

Mr Don Foster

 

Jo Swinson

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Not called  26

 

Schedule  1,  page  27,  line  27,  after ‘London’, insert ‘and the Chairman of the

 

London Organising Committee’.

 

Mr Don Foster

 

Jo Swinson

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Not called  27

 

Schedule  1,  page  28,  line  8,  at end insert ‘, and

 

(c)    

the Chairman of the London Organising Committee’.


 
 

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London Olympics Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Don Foster

 

Jo Swinson

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Not called  28

 

Schedule  1,  page  28,  line  14,  after ‘London’, insert ‘and the Chairman of the

 

London Organising Committee’.

 

Mr Don Foster

 

Jo Swinson

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Not called  29

 

Schedule  1,  page  30,  line  6,  at end insert ‘, and

 

(c)    

the Chairman of the London Organising Committee’.

 

Mr Don Foster

 

Jo Swinson

 

Not called  8

 

Schedule  1,  page  30,  line  28,  at end insert—

 

‘(21A)    

In section 49D of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c. 50) (power to impose

 

specific duties) after subsection (1) insert—

 

““(1A)    =1>A

A public authority for the purposes of subsection (1) includes the

 

Olympic Delivery Authority.”.’.

 

Mr Don Foster

 

Jo Swinson

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Withdrawn  15

 

Schedule  1,  page  31,  line  5,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

The Secretary of State shall have regard to the desirability of ensuring appropriate

 

parliamentary scrutiny of each such report.’.

 

Mr Richard Caborn

 

Agreed to  39

 

Schedule  1,  page  32,  line  25,  leave out ‘lay’ and insert ‘send’.

 

 

Agreed to  40

 

Schedule  1,  page  32,  line  25,  after ‘report’, insert ‘to the Secretary of State, who

 

shall lay them’.

 

Schedule, as amended, Agreed to.

 



 
 

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London Olympics Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Don Foster

 

Jo Swinson

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Not called  2

 

Clause  4,  page  2,  line  40,  after ‘Olympics’, insert ‘including ensuring that adequate

 

arrangements are made to ensure that premises and facilities are fully accessible to

 

disabled people,’.

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Withdrawn  54

 

Clause  4,  page  2,  line  43,  at end insert ‘or

 

(d)    

ensuring the safety of individuals participating in or attending London

 

Olympic events and the security of property.’.

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Withdrawn  57

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  29,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The Authority may not take any action under subsection (2) (m) or (2)( n) unless

 

the Secretary of State has authorised that action by order made by statutory

 

instrument.

 

(2B)    

An order under subsection (2A) may not be made unless a draft of the statutory

 

instrument containing the order has been laid before, and approved by a

 

resolution of, each House of Parliament.’.

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Withdrawn  58

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  29,  at end insert—

 

‘(2C)    

The Secretary of State shall not give consent under subsection (2)(k) to any

 

financial assistance which might result in local authorities or council tax payers

 

in London bearing the burden of cost overruns.’.

 

Mr Don Foster

 

Jo Swinson

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Not called  3

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  35,  at end insert ‘and

 

(c)    

contribute to social inclusion and the promotion of diversity and

 

equality’.

 

Mr Richard Caborn

 

Agreed to  36

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  36,  at end insert—

 

‘(5)    

The Authority shall pay compensation to any person whose land is injuriously

 

affected by the execution of works by the Authority; and—

 

(a)    

any dispute as to whether compensation is payable, or as to the amount

 

of compensation, may be referred to the Lands Tribunal,

 

(b)    

subsection (2) of section 10 of the Compulsory Purchase Act 1965 (c. 56)

 

(limitation on compensation) shall apply to this subsection as it applies

 

to that section, and


 
 

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(c)    

any rule or principle applied to the construction of section 10 of that Act

 

shall be applied to the construction of this section (subject to any

 

necessary modifications).’.

 

Mr Richard Caborn

 

 

Agreed to  41

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  36,  at end insert—

 

‘(6)    

In the application of subsection (5) in respect of land in Scotland—

 

(a)    

the reference in paragraph (a) to the Lands Tribunal is to be read as if it

 

were a reference to the Lands Tribunal for Scotland, and

 

(b)    

paragraphs (b) and (c) are omitted.’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Withdrawn  55

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  26,  at end insert ‘including the principle of working in

 

partnership with local authorities’.

 

Mr Don Foster

 

Jo Swinson

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Not called  13

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  28,  at end insert—

 

‘(ba)    

to the desirability of minimising security threats to the London

 

Olympics,’.

 

Mr Don Foster

 

Jo Swinson

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Not called  14

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  28,  at end insert—

 

‘(ba)    

to achieving sustainable development,’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

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London Olympics Bill, continued

 
 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Withdrawn  56

 

Clause  6,  page  4,  line  44,  leave out ‘may arrange’ and insert ‘must contract’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Don Foster

 

Jo Swinson

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Not called  24

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  44,  after ‘London,’, insert—

 

‘(aa)    

the Chairman of the London Organising Committee,’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Don Foster

 

Jo Swinson

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Not called  4

 

Clause  8,  page  6,  line  21,  at end insert ‘(including the provision of transport which

 

is accessible for disabled people)’.

 

Mr Don Foster

 

Jo Swinson

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jaqui Lait

 

Not called  5

 

Clause  8,  page  7,  line  3,  after ‘plan,’, insert—

 

‘(ja)    

the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee,’.

 

Mr Don Foster

 

Jo Swinson

 

Withdrawn  10

 

Clause  8,  page  7,  line  3,  after ‘plan,’, insert—

 

‘(ja)    

Network Rail,

 

(jb)    

Cross London Rail Links (CLRL) or its successor,

 

(jc)    

utility companies the Authority thinks are likely to be affected by the

 

plan,’.

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Not called  59

 

Clause  8,  page  7,  line  3,  after ‘plan,’, insert—


 
 

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‘(ja)    

any local authority whose area the Authority thinks is likely to be

 

affected by the implementation of the plan,’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 9 Agreed to.

 


 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Withdrawn  60

 

Clause  10,  page  8,  line  17,  at end insert ‘by order made by statutory instrument’.

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Not called  61

 

Clause  10,  page  8,  line  22,  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

An order under subsection (3) may not be made unless a draft of the statutory

 

instrument containing the order has been laid before, and approved by a

 

resolution of, each House of Parliament.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Richard Caborn

 

Agreed to  34

 

Clause  11,  page  9,  line  11,  at end insert ‘, or

 

(iii)    

any objection sent under sub-paragraph (ii) has been withdrawn

 

in writing, or

 

(iv)    

the Secretary of State, having considered any objection sent

 

under sub-paragraph (ii), has approved the exercise of the

 

function.’.

 

Mr Richard Caborn

 

Agreed to  35

 

Clause  11,  page  9,  line  21,  leave out from ‘done’ to ‘subsection’ in line 23 and

 

insert ‘in contravention of’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Clause 12 Agreed to.

 


 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Withdrawn  62

 

Clause  13,  page  10,  line  17,  leave out ‘5’ and insert ‘1’.


 
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