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Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23rd January 2007      

18

 

Statistics and Registration Service Bill, continued

 
 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Not called  109

 

Clause  20,  page  9,  line  11,  leave out ‘Board’ and insert ‘National Statistician’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Not called  110

 

Clause  21,  page  9,  line  20,  leave out ‘Board’ and insert ‘National Statistician’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Not called  111

 

Clause  22,  page  9,  line  23,  leave out ‘Board’ and insert ‘National Statistician’.

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Not called  112

 

Clause  22,  page  9,  line  25,  leave out ‘Board’ and insert ‘National Statistician’.

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Not called  113

 

Clause  22,  page  9,  line  27,  leave out ‘Board’ and insert ‘National Statistician’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23rd January 2007      

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Statistics and Registration Service Bill, continued

 
 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Not called  114

 

Clause  23,  page  9,  line  34,  leave out ‘Board’ and insert ‘National Statistician’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Schedule 1 Agreed to.

 

Clause 24 Agreed to.

 


 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Agreed to  89

 

Clause  25,  page  10,  line  25,  leave out ‘may’ and insert ‘must’.

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Agreed to  201

 

Clause  25,  page  10,  line  25,  leave out ‘any or all’ and insert ‘one or more’.

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Not called  90

 

Clause  25,  page  10,  line  31,  leave out ‘as soon as possible thereafter’ and insert

 

‘concurrently’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Not called  115

 

Clause  26,  page  10,  line  34,  after ‘Board’ and insert ‘and the National Statistician’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23rd January 2007      

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Statistics and Registration Service Bill, continued

 
 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not moved  78

 

Clause  26,  page  10,  line  34,  leave out ‘its’ and insert ‘their respective’.

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Not called  116

 

Clause  26,  page  10,  line  35,  after ‘Board’ and insert ‘and the National Statistician’.

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  79

 

Clause  26,  page  10,  line  35,  leave out ‘it imposes’ and insert ‘they impose’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  40

 

Clause  27,  page  11,  line  2,  leave out ‘Chancellor of the Exchequer’ and insert

 

‘Prime Minister’.

 

Stewart Hosie

 

Withdrawn  7

 

Clause  27,  page  11,  line  13,  leave out ‘, with the consent of the Chancellor of the

 

Exchequer,’.

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  41

 

Clause  27,  page  11,  line  13,  leave out ‘Chancellor of the Exchequer’ and insert

 

‘Prime Minister’.

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  42

 

Clause  27,  page  11,  line  20,  leave out ‘Chancellor of the Exchequer’ and insert


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23rd January 2007      

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Statistics and Registration Service Bill, continued

 
 

‘Prime Minister’.

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  44

 

Clause  27,  page  11,  line  27,  leave out ‘Chancellor of the Exchequer’ and insert

 

‘Prime Minister’.

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  45

 

Clause  27,  page  11,  line  29,  leave out ‘Chancellor of the Exchequer’ and insert

 

‘Prime Minister’.

 

Mr Michael Fallon

 

Withdrawn  28

 

Clause  27,  page  11,  line  35,  at end insert ‘and a copy must be placed in the Library

 

of each House of Parliament.’.

 

Stewart Hosie

 

Not called  8

 

Clause  27,  page  11,  line  39,  leave out subsection (9).

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  46

 

Clause  27,  page  11,  line  41,  leave out ‘Chancellor of the Exchequer’ and insert

 

‘Prime Minister’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Alun Michael

 

Not called  197

 

Clause  28,  page  12,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

ensuring that, where appropriate, official statistics provide evidence of

 

local variations and service needs.’.

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  97

 

Clause  28,  page  12,  line  17,  at end insert—


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23rd January 2007      

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Statistics and Registration Service Bill, continued

 
 

‘(5)    

The National Statistician shall be the government’s chief advisor on statistics,

 

including, inter alia, matters relating to the planning, production and quality of

 

official statistics, and shall provide professional leadership to all persons within

 

government who are engaged in statistical production and release.’.

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Not called  127

 

Clause  28,  page  12,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

‘(5)    

The National Statistician shall be the government’s principal advisor on statistics

 

and provide professional leadership to all persons engaged in statistical

 

production and publication.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  80

 

Clause  29,  page  12,  line  19,  leave out ‘Board’ and insert ‘executive office created

 

under the provisions of subsection (5) below’.

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  98

 

Clause  29,  page  12,  line  22,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The National Statistician shall—

 

(a)    

coordinate, and promote coordination of, statistical production across

 

government and the devolved administrations; and

 

(b)    

take steps to ensure consistency in the production of official statistics

 

across the United Kingdom.’.

 

Mr Michael Fallon

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Not called  29

 

Clause  29,  page  12,  line  27,  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

The National Statistician shall have responsibility for promoting—

 

(a)    

the co-ordination of statistical planning and production across

 

government departments; and

 

(b)    

the production of statistics that are as consistent as possible across the

 

United Kingdom.’.

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  139

 

Clause  29,  page  12,  line  28,  leave out from ‘Board’ to end of line 30 and insert

 

‘shall monitor the National Statistician in the exercise of his functions in relation to


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23rd January 2007      

23

 

Statistics and Registration Service Bill, continued

 
 

official statistics, inlcuding the duty set out in subsection (2A) above.’.

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Not called  128

 

Clause  29,  page  12,  line  28,  after ‘may’ insert ‘not’.

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Not called  129

 

Clause  29,  page  12,  line  29,  leave out ‘not’.

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not selected  200

 

Clause  29,  page  12,  leave out lines 29 and 30.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 30 Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Not called  117

 

Clause  31,  page  13,  line  26,  leave out ‘Board’ and insert ‘National Statistician’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 32 to 34 Agreed to.

 


 

Alun Michael

 

Withdrawn  198

 

Clause  35,  page  14,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

Notwithstanding the provisions of section 36, below, in determining or promoting

 

the use of statistics the Board shall have a duty to consider the benefits to public

 

policy of sharing information.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

[Adjourned till Thursday at 9.00 a.m.


 
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