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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 19th January 2006

 

Report Stage Proceedings

 

National Lottery Bill


 

New Clauses

 

Reports by distributing bodies

 

Mr Don Foster

 

Negatived on division  NC1

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘After section 25E of the National Lottery etc. Act 1993 (c. 39) (inserted by

 

section 11 of this Act) insert—

 

“25F  

Reports by distributing bodies

 

(1)    

As soon as possible after the end of every financial year, distributing

 

bodies specified under section 23 shall make a report to the Secretary of

 

State about how decisions on the awards made during that year have been

 

reached.

 

(2)    

Matters which may be dealt with in a report under subsection (1)

 

include—

 

(a)    

the independence of funding decisions;

 

(b)    

the principles applied to maintain the distinction between core

 

government expenditure and lottery funding; and

 

(c)    

the proportion of funding that has been allocated to bodies (other

 

than public bodies or local authorities) whose activities are

 

carried on not for profit.

 

(3)    

The Secretary of State shall lay a copy of every report received by him

 

under this section before Parliament.”.’.

 



 
 

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Additionality

 

Mr Mark Field

 

Mr Hugo Swire

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mr Malcolm Moss

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Not called  nc2

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘After section 25E of the National Lottery etc. Act 1993 (c. 39) (inserted by

 

section 11 of this Act) insert—

 

“25F  

The additionality principle

 

(1)    

A body which distributes money under section 25(1) shall have regard to

 

the principle that funding under that section should not be provided for

 

the provision of services, benefits and capital works which would usually

 

be provided by government, when—

 

(a)    

determining the persons to whom, the purposes for which and the

 

conditions subject to which the body distributes any money

 

under section 25(1);

 

(b)    

preparing, adopting, reviewing, modifying or replacing a

 

strategic plan under section 25C or 25D.

 

(2)    

The Secretary of State shall have regard, where relevant, to the principle

 

that funding under that section should not be provided for the provision

 

of services, benefits, and capital works which would usually be provided

 

by government, when giving any direction under sections 26 or 36E.”.’.

 


 

Duty to consider ease of applications for money

 

Mr Don Foster

 

Jo Swinson

 

Withdrawn  nc3

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘After section 25(2A) of the National Lottery etc. Act 1993 (c. 39) (application of

 

money by distributing bodies) insert—

 

“(2AA)    

A body which solicits applications from other bodies or persons under

 

subsection (2A) shall have regard to the ease with which other bodies or

 

persons can apply for any of the money which the body distributes.”’.

 


 

Secretary Tessa Jowell

 

Agreed to  1

 

Page  4,  line  1  [Clause  4],  after ‘may’, insert ‘(subject to the restriction in


 
 

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subsection (1A)(b))’.

 


 

Mr Mark Field

 

Mr Hugo Swire

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mr Malcolm Moss

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Negatived on division  2

 

Page  5,  line  14  [Clause  7],  leave out ‘prescribed’.

 

Mr Mark Field

 

Mr Hugo Swire

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mr Malcolm Moss

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Not called  4

 

Page  5,  line  19  [Clause  7],  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

After subsection (3) insert—

 

“(3A)    

Not less than 70 per cent. of the sum allocated under subsection (3) (d)

 

shall be allocated to bodies (other than public bodies or local authorities)

 

whose activities are carried on not for profit.”.’.

 

Mr Mark Field

 

Mr Hugo Swire

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mr Malcolm Moss

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Not called  3

 

Page  5,  line  20  [Clause  7],  leave out subsection (3).

 

Mr Mark Field

 

Mr Hugo Swire

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mr Malcolm Moss

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Not called  5

 

Page  5,  line  38  [Clause  7],  at end insert—

 

‘(da)    

persons that the Secretary of State considers to be representative of

 

bodies (other than public or local authorities) whose activities are not

 

carried on for profit,’.


 
 

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Mr Mark Field

 

Mr Hugo Swire

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mr Malcolm Moss

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Negatived  8

 

Page  5,  line  41,  leave out Clause 8.

 


 

Mr Mark Field

 

Mr Hugo Swire

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mr Malcolm Moss

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Not called  6

 

Page  6,  line  7  [Clause  8],  leave out ‘order’ and insert ‘appropriate subsection of

 

section 23.’.

 

Mr Mark Field

 

Mr Hugo Swire

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mr Malcolm Moss

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Not called  7

 

Page  6,  line  8  [Clause  8],  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

An order under this section may not prevent a body from meeting commitments

 

it has made to provide funds in accordance with any agreed timescale.’.

 

Mr Mark Field

 

Mr Hugo Swire

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mr Malcolm Moss

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Not called  9

 

Page  6,  line  21,  leave out Clause 9.

 


 

Mr Don Foster

 

Jo Swinson

 

Not called  13

 

Page  7  [Clause  11],  leave out lines 4 and 5 and insert—

 

‘(c)    

promotion of the benefits of the distribution of money under this Act.’.

 



 
 

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Mr Mark Field

 

Mr Hugo Swire

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mr Malcolm Moss

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Negatived on division  11

 

Page  9,  line  13  [Clause  14],  leave out ‘comply with’ and insert ‘take account of’.

 


 

Mr Mark Field

 

Mr Hugo Swire

 

Hugh Robertson

 

Mr Malcolm Moss

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Not called  10

 

Page  13,  line  2,  leave out Clause 19.

 


 

Mr Don Foster

 

Jo Swinson

 

Not called  12

 

Page  19,  line  23  [Schedule  2],  after ‘may’, insert ‘not’.

 

Bill read the third time on division, and passed.

 


 
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