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Friday 2nd December 2005


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CONSIDERATION OF BILL

LONDON OLYMPICS BILL, AS AMENDED


New clauses

Olympic Delivery Authority: transfer schemes

   

Secretary Tessa Jowell

NC3

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   In this section "transfer scheme" means a scheme providing for the transfer to the Olympic Delivery Authority of specified property, rights and liabilities of a person specified in subsection (3) at a time specified in the scheme.

    (2)   If the Secretary of State thinks it expedient in order to enable the Authority to carry out its functions, he may direct a person specified in subsection (3) to make a transfer scheme and submit it to him.

    (3)   Those persons are—

      (a) the Greater London Authority,

      (b) the London Development Agency, and

      (c) Transport for London.

    (4)   If the Secretary of State directs a person to make and submit a transfer scheme—

      (a) the person shall comply with the direction,

      (b) the Secretary of State may approve the scheme with or without modification, and

      (c) if approved, the scheme shall have effect.

    (5)   A direction of the Secretary of State under subsection (2) shall specify a date by which the transfer scheme is to be submitted.

    (6)   The Secretary of State may make a transfer scheme if—

      (a) a person fails to comply with a direction under subsection (2), or

      (b) the Secretary of State decides not to approve a scheme submitted under that subsection.

    (7)   A transfer scheme made under subsection (6) shall have effect.

    (8)   The Secretary of State may not approve or make a transfer scheme unless—

      (a) he has consulted—

      (i) the person who submitted or should have submitted the scheme,

      (ii) the Olympic Delivery Authority, and

      (iii) any other person who in his opinion may be affected by the scheme, and

      (b) the Mayor of London consents.

    (9)   Schedule [Transfer Schemes] (which makes supplementary provision in connection with transfer schemes) shall have effect.'.


Limit on power of Greater London Authority to raise money from council tax for expenditure on London Olympics

   

Hugh Robertson
Mr Don Foster

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

    'The Greater London Authority shall not raise more than £625 million from the council tax for expenditure in connection with the London Olympics.'.


Payments to London Organising Committee in respect of Olympic Lotteries

   

Hugh Robertson
Mr Hugo Swire

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   The Secretary of State shall from time to time pay to the London Organising Committee such sums as are, in his opinion, equivalent to the sums paid into the Consolidated Fund as a result of the operations of any Olympic Lottery.

    (2)   The London Organising Committee shall use any sums paid to it under subsection (1) for the benefit of sport.

    (3)   In this section "Olympic Lottery" means a lottery so designated by virtue of section 21(1) of the Horserace Betting and Olympic Lotteries Act 2004 (c. 25) (licensing of Olympic Lotteries).'.


Disabled people, etc.

   

Mr Don Foster
Jo Swinson

NC4

*To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   In exercising its functions the Olympic Delivery Authority shall have regard to the importance of ensuring that the London Olympics contribute to social inclusion and the promotion of diversity and equality.

    (2)   In particular, the Authority shall—

      (a) ensure that adequate arrangements are made to ensure that premises and facilities are fully accessible to disabled people;

      (b) ensure that all transport provided for under the Olympic Transport Plan is fully accessible for disabled people;

      (c) consult the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee in preparing, revising or implementing the Olympic Transport Plan;

      (d) ensure that specialists in equality matters, including disability access and inclusive design, are represented in all relevant bodies involved in the delivery of the London Olympics; and

      (e) have regard to the desirability of promoting improvements to highways, services, acommodation, tourist facilities and cultural and entertainement venues which would assist disabled people in attending the London Olympics.'.


   

Mr Richard Ottaway

1

Page     3,     line     10     [Clause     4],     at end insert—

      '( ) pay compensation to any owner of a business whose interests are injuriously affected by the development of land, premises or facilities in connection with the London Olympics;'.


   

Hugh Robertson
Mr Don Foster

2

Page     12,     line     41     [Clause     18],     after 'Committee,', insert—

      '(ba) shall have regard to the desirability of promoting the interests of voluntary and community organisations and sports clubs,'.

   

Secretary Tessa Jowell
Mr Don Foster

19

Page     12,     line     42     [Clause     18],     leave out 'may' and insert 'shall'.


   

Hugh Robertson
Mr Don Foster

4

Page     13,     line     21     [Clause     18],     after 'Contract,', insert—

      '(aa) in no case shall the regulations apply before 13th July 2012,'.


   

Hugh Robertson
Mr Don Foster

5

Page     14,     line     12     [Clause     19],     at end insert—

      '(ca) shall provide for exceptions for newspapers, magazines, television, radio, mobile telephony and other electronic media in respect of section 18(5),'.

   

Hugh Robertson
Mr Don Foster

6

Page     14,     line     29     [Clause     19],     at end insert—

      '(aa) shall consult persons appearing to the Secretary of State to represent the interests of persons within the advertising business,'.


   

Secretary Tessa Jowell
Mr Don Foster

20

Page     17,     line     33     [Clause     24],     leave out 'may' and insert 'shall'.


   

Hugh Robertson
Mr Don Foster

3

Page     23,     line     35     [Clause     33],     at end insert—

    '(2A)   The Greater London Authority shall not raise more than £625 million from the council tax for the purpose of exercising the function under subsection (1).'.


   

Mr Don Foster
Jo Swinson

15

Page     25,     line     5     [Clause     35],     leave out subsection (2).

   

Secretary Tessa Jowell

17

Page     25,     line     6     [Clause     35],     at end insert—

    '(2A)   In relation to the purchase of land by a regional development agency for the purpose of preparing for the London Olympics (whether or not by virtue of subsection (1) and whether or not the purchase has another purpose also)—

      (a) section 19 of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 (c. 67) (open spaces, &c.) shall not apply,

      (b) section 295 of the Housing Act 1985 (c. 68) (extinguishment of rights over land acquired) shall apply (with any necessary modifications) as it applies to a purchase by a local housing authority,

      (c) no enactment regulating the use of commons, open spaces or allotments shall prevent or restrict the use of the land for construction, other works or any other purpose (but this paragraph does not disapply a requirement for planning permission), and

      (d) any enactment permitting compulsory purchase shall be treated as applying to an interest in land whether or not it, or any superior or inferior interest, is held by the Crown.'.


   

Secretary Tessa Jowell

18

Page     27,     line     23     [Clause     39],     after '3,' insert—

      '(ea) section 35(2A)(a) and (d),'.

   

Secretary Tessa Jowell

25

Page     27,     line     23     [Clause     39],     leave out second 'and'.

   

Secretary Tessa Jowell

26

Page     27,     line     24     [Clause     39],     at end insert ', and

      (g) section 37.'.


   

Secretary Tessa Jowell

27

Page     28,     line     10     [Clause     39],     at end insert—

    '(9)   In respect of section 35(2A)—

      (a) paragraph (a) shall have effect in relation to compulsory purchase orders made on or after 1st October 2005,

      (b) an order bringing paragraph (b) into force on a date ("the commencement date")—

      (i) may provide for paragraph (b) to have effect in relation to purchases (whether compulsory or voluntary) completed before, on or after the commencement date, but

      (ii) must include provision modifying section 295 of the Housing Act 1985 in its application by virtue of section 35(2A)(b) so that extinguishment of rights and easements takes effect, in the case of a purchase completed before the commencement date, on the commencement date,

      (c) an order bringing paragraph (c) into force on a date ("the commencement date")—

      (i) may provide for paragraph (c) to have effect in relation to purchases (whether compulsory or voluntary) completed on or after 1st October 2005, but

      (ii) shall not affect the lawfulness of anything done before the commencement date, and

      (d) paragraph (d) shall be treated as having taken effect on 1st October 2005.'.

   

Secretary Tessa Jowell
Mr Don Foster

16

Page     28,     line     34     [Clause     41],     leave out 'Olympics' and insert 'Olympic Games and Paralympic Games'.


 
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