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Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23rd January 2007      

31

 

Greater London Authority Bill, continued

 
 

“(4A)    

For the purposes of subsection (4) above, the aggregates must be

 

calculated to include amendments agreed to by a two-thirds majority of

 

the Assembly members voting.”.’.

 


 

Assembly’s power to allocate its budget

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Andrew Pelling

 

Robert Neill

 

Michael Fabricant

 

Not called  NC19

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

Schedule 6 to the GLA Act 1999 (procedure for determining the Authority’s

 

consolidated budget requirement) is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

After paragraph 9 insert—

 

“Assembly’s power to allocate its budget

 

9A         

The Assembly may, following consultation with the head of the

 

Authority’s paid service, the Authority’s monitoring officer and the

 

Authority’s chief finance officer, allocate monies which it receives

 

under the component budget for the Assembly in such a manner as it

 

sees fit.”.’.

 


 

Abatement of salary for any councillor with executive responsibilities

 

Mr Andrew Pelling

 

Withdrawn  NC20

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘After section 25(1)(c) of the GLA Act 1999 insert—

 

“(d)    

as a member of a local authority in receipt of an allowance for

 

executive responsibilities.”.’.

 


 

Postponement of poll from 2012 to 2013

 

Mr Andrew Pelling

 

Withdrawn  NC21

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

Section 3 of the GLA Act 1999 is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

After subsection (2) insert—


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23rd January 2007      

32

 

Greater London Authority Bill, continued

 
 

“(2A)    

The poll due on 3rd May 2012 shall be held on 2nd May 2013 or such

 

later date in 2013 as the Secretary of State may by order provide.”.’.

 


 

London Learning and Skills Council

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Andrew Pelling

 

Robert Neill

 

Michael Fabricant

 

Not selected  nc22

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘The Secretary of State may by order bring the powers and assets of the London

 

Learning and Skills Council under the direction of the Mayoral Skills and

 

Training Board.’.

 


 

Greater London Authority to be police authority for London

 

Mr Andrew Pelling

 

Robert Neill

 

Not called  nc23

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Police Act 1996 (c.16) is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

After section 5A insert—

 

“5AA  

Police Authority for London

 

(1)    

The Greater London Authority shall be the police authority for the

 

metropolitan police district.

 

(2)    

All executive functions in respect of the role of the Greater London

 

Authority as a police authority shall be carried out by the Mayor of

 

London.

 

(3)    

The London Assembly shall have power to scrutinise the exercise of the

 

Mayor’s functions under subsection (2) above and to carry out all

 

scrutiny of the work of the police force as was previously carried out by

 

the Metropolitan Police Authority.

 

(4)    

All references to the Metropolitan Police Authority in this and any other

 

enactment shall be construed in accordance with this section.

 

5AB    

Budget

 

The Mayor shall set the component part of the GLA budget previously

 

set by the Metropolitan Police Authority.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23rd January 2007      

33

 

Greater London Authority Bill, continued

 
 

5AC    

Assembly Police Committee

 

(1)    

The London Assembly shall establish a committee to carry out its

 

functions under section 5AA(3) above.

 

(2)    

Four Magistrates, appointed in the same manner as Magistrate members

 

of the Metropolitan Police Authority were, shall be co-opted members of

 

this committee.”

 

(3)    

Leave out sections 5B and 5C and Schedule 2A.’.

 


 

Appointment of Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis

 

Mr Andrew Pelling

 

Robert Neill

 

Negatived on division  nc24

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Police Act 1996 (c.16) is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

For section 9B(5) substitute—

 

“(5)    

Before recommending to Her Majesty that she appoint a person as the

 

Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis, the Secretary of State shall

 

have regard to—

 

(a)    

any recommendations made to him by the Mayor of London, and

 

(b)    

any representations made to him by the London Assembly.”.’.

 


 

Appointment of Deputy Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis

 

Mr Andrew Pelling

 

Robert Neill

 

Not called  nc25

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Police Act 1996 (c.16) is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

For section 9D(5) substitute—

 

“(5)    

Before recommending to Her Majesty that she appoint a person as the

 

Deputy Commissioner, the Secretary of State shall have regard to—

 

(a)    

any recommendations made to him by the Mayor of London, and

 

(b)    

any representations made to him by the Commissioner.”.’.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23rd January 2007      

34

 

Greater London Authority Bill, continued

 
 

Provision of special services by Metropolitan Police

 

Mr Andrew Pelling

 

Robert Neill

 

Not selected  nc26

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘After section 25(1) of the Police Act 1996 (provision of special services)

 

insert—

 

“(1ZA)    

In providing special services under subsection (1) above for football

 

matches at the grounds of football teams in the Premier League, payment

 

to the police authority should cover full reimbursement of reasonable

 

costs to include, but not be limited to, policing in and around the

 

location.”.’.

 


 

Authority to be strategic health authority

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Andrew Pelling

 

Robert Neill

 

Michael Fabricant

 

Not selected  nc27

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘The Secretary of State may by order bring NHS London under the management

 

of the Mayor.’.

 


 

Consultation on the Mayor’s strategies

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Andrew Pelling

 

Robert Neill

 

Michael Fabricant

 

Not selected  NC28

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

Section 42 of the GLA Act 1999 is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

After subsection (1)(a) insert—

 

    

“and obtain a simple majority of the Assembly members voting.”.’.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23rd January 2007      

35

 

Greater London Authority Bill, continued

 
 

Budget and performance office

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Andrew Pelling

 

Robert Neill

 

Michael Fabricant

 

Not selected  NC29

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘There shall be a body to be known as the Budget and Performance Office

 

(London Assembly) to report annually on the performance of the GLA and GLA

 

functional bodies.’.

 


 

Call-in of decisions

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Andrew Pelling

 

Robert Neill

 

Michael Fabricant

 

Withdrawn  NC30

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘After section 59 of the GLA Act 1999 insert—

 

“59A  

Call-in of decisions

 

(1)    

Decisions made by the Mayor (except for planning decisions) may be

 

called in for scrutiny by the Assembly following written request of 13

 

members of the Assembly being received by the Chief Executive of the

 

Greater London Authority for consideration and review within 14 days of

 

the decision.

 

(2)    

The Assembly shall meet in plenary session within 14 days of the call-in

 

to debate the decision.”.’.

 


 

Precepts

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Andrew Pelling

 

Robert Neill

 

Michael Fabricant

 

Negatived on division  NC31

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Local Government Finance Act 1992 (c.14) is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

After section 40(9) insert—


 
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