House of Commons - Amendments
Statistics and Registration Service Bill - continued          House of Commons

back to previous text

Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy

72

Clause 44, page 20, line 8, leave out subsection (11).

Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

73

Clause 44, page 20, line 8, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.

Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

74

Clause 44, page 20, line 14, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.

Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

75

Clause 44, page 20, line 14, leave out ‘Chancellor of the Exchequer’ and insert ‘Prime Minister’.

Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

76

Clause 44, page 20, line 17, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.

Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

77

Clause 44, page 20, line 17, leave out ‘Chancellor of the Exchequer’ and insert ‘Prime Minister’.

Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy
Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

52

Clause 44, page 20, line 18, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.


Stewart Hosie

9

Clause 45, page 21, line 4, leave out subsection (7).

Stewart Hosie

10

Clause 45, page 21, line 7, leave out ‘and the Treasury’.


Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy
Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

53

Clause 47, page 22, line 6, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.

Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy
Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

54

Clause 47, page 22, line 16, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.

Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy
Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

55

Clause 47, page 22, line 18, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.

Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy
Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

56

Clause 47, page 22, line 19, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.

Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy
Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

57

Clause 47, page 22, line 24, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.

Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy
Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

58

Clause 47, page 22, line 28, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.


Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy
Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

59

Clause 48, page 22, line 33, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.

Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy
Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

60

Clause 48, page 23, line 21, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.

Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy
Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

61

Clause 48, page 23, line 28, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.

Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy
Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

62

Clause 48, page 23, line 31, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.

Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

172

Page 22, line 32, leave out Clause 48.


Stewart Hosie

11

Clause 49, page 24, line 16, leave out subsection (7).

Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy
Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

63

Clause 49, page 24, line 17, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.

Stewart Hosie

12

Clause 49, page 24, line 19, leave out ‘and the Treasury’.

Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy
Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

64

Clause 49, page 24, line 19, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.

Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

173

Page 23, line 34, leave out Clause 49.


Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy
Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

65

Clause 50, page 25, line 7, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.

Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy
Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

66

Clause 50, page 25, line 9, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.

Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

174

Page 24, line 23, leave out Clause 50.


Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy
Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

67

Clause 55, page 27, line 13, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.


John Healey

1

Schedule 3, page 39, leave out lines 17 to 21.

John Healey

2

Schedule 3, page 40, line 23, at end insert—

    Transport (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 2)

In section 53 of the Transport (Scotland) Act 2001, in subsection (8)—

      (a) in paragraph (a), for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “Statistics Board”;

      (b) in paragraph (b), for “that Office” substitute “the Board”.

    Education (Graduate Endowment and Student Support) (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 6)

In section 1 of the Education (Graduate Endowment and Student Support) (Scotland) Act 2001, in subsection (5), in the definition of “the retail prices index”—

      (a) in paragraph (a), for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “Statistics Board”;

      (b) in paragraph (b), for “that Office” substitute “the Board”.’.

John Healey

3

Schedule 3, page 40, leave out lines 28 to 32.

John Healey

4

Schedule 3, page 40, line 38, at end insert—

    Income Tax Act 2007

In section 923 of the Income Tax Act 2007 (definitions), in the definition of “retail prices index”—

      (a) in paragraph (a), for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “Statistics Board”;

      (b) in paragraph (b), for “that Office” substitute “the Board”.’.


Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

175

Clause 58, page 28, line 14, leave out from beginning to end of line 16 and insert—

      ‘(1) Subject to the provisions of this section, the expenses of the Board shall be paid out of monies provided by Parliament.

      (2) The Chairman of the Board shall, for the financial year ending immediately after this Act has been passed and for each subsequent financial year, prepare an estimate of the six year rolling use of resources by the Board; and the Commission for Official Statistics shall examine that estimate and lay it before the House of Commons with such modifications, if any, as the Commission thinks fit.

      (2A) In discharging its functions under subsection (2) above, the Commission for Official Statistics shall have regard to any advice given by the Board and the Cabinet Office.

      (2B) The Commission for Official Statistics shall appoint a person to be responsible as accounting officer for preparing resource accounts for the Board for each financial year; and that officer shall discharge such other duties as the Commission may determine.

      (2C) The Commission for Official Statistics shall appoint the Comptroller and Auditor General as auditor for the Board.’.

Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy
Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

68

Clause 58, page 28, line 17, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.

Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

183

Clause 58, page 28, line 17, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Chairman of the Commission’.


Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy
Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

69

Clause 62, page 29, line 4, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.

Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy
Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

70

Clause 62, page 29, line 13, leave out ‘Treasury’ and insert ‘Cabinet Office’.


NEW CLAUSES

Disclosure of personal data

Dr Vincent Cable
Julia Goldsworthy

NC1

    To move the following Clause:—

      ‘Personal data, disclosed to the Board or the National Statistician and disclosed to other authorities for statistical purposes, is subject to section 36.’.


Establishment of a Commission for Official Statistics

Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

NC2

    To move the following Clause:—

      ‘(1) There shall be a commission name the Commission for Official Statistics (in this Act referred to as “the Commission”) for the examination of the production, release and presentation of official statistics.

      (2) The Commission shall consist of six members of the House of Commons appointed by the House of Commons and six Members of the House of Lords appointed by the House of Lords, none of whom shall be a Minister of the Crown.

      (3) The Commission shall, from time to time, present to each House of Parliament a report on the exercise of its functions.

      (4) Schedule (Commission for Official Statistics) to this Act shall have effect as regards the Commission.’.


NEW SCHEDULE

Mrs Theresa Villiers
Mr Mark Hoban
Mr David Evennett

NS1

    To move the following Schedule:—

‘SCHEDULE 1A Commission for Official Statistics

    Tenure of office

    1 (1) Subject to paragraph 2 of this Schedule, a member of the Commission shall vacate his office—

      (a) if he ceases to be a Member of the House of Commons or the House of Lords;

      (b) if another person is appointed in his place.

    (2) Subject to sub-paragraph (1) above, a member of the Commission shall hold office for the duration of the Parliament in which he is nominated or appointed and for a further period provided by paragraph 2 of this Schedule.

    (3) A member of the Commission may resign at any time by notice to the Commission.

    (4) Past service is no bar to nomination or appointment as a member of the Commission.

    2 (1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, on a dissolution of Parliament, the members of the Commission shall continue in office until members are nominated or appointed in their place.

    (2) Where at any time after Parliament has been dissolved, it appears that a member of the Commission who is not a Member of the House of Lords—

      (a) has not been validly nominated as a candidate in the ensuing general election; or

      (b) although so nominated, has not been elected as a Member of Parliament at that election

that member shall resign from the Commission forthwith; but nothing in sub-paragraph (1) above or this sub-paragraph shall be taken as preventing any such member from resigning otherwise than in pursuance of this sub-paragraph.

    Chairman

3 The Commission shall elect a chairman from amongst its members (in this Act referred to as “the Chairman of the Committee”).

    Proceedings and business

    4 (1) The validity of any proceedings of the Commission shall not be affected by any vacancy among the members of the Committee or by any defect in the appointment or nomination of any member.

    (2) The Commission may determine its own procedures.

    (3) The Commission may appoint one of its members to act as chairman at any meeting of the Commission in the absence of the elected chairman of the Commission.’.


ORDER OF THE HOUSE [8TH JANUARY 2007]

       That the following provisions shall apply to the Statistics and Registration Service Bill:

Committal

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

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

        2. Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 25th January 2007.

        3. The Public Bill 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 messages from the Lords) may be programmed.


 
 
previous section contents  
 
House of Commons home page Houses of Parliament home page House of Lords home page search page enquiries ordering index


© Parliamentary copyright 2007
Prepared: 16 January 2007