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Concordat between local and central government

Andrew Stunell
Tom Brake
Dr John Pugh

NC2

    To move the following Clause:—

      ‘The Secretary of State shall enter into discussions within six months of this Bill coming into force with representatives from local government for the creation of an agreement setting out the rights and responsibilities of central government and local government in developing and maintaining secure democratic institutions, and shall report to the House annually on the implementation of that agreement.’.


Transfer of functions

Alistair Burt
Mr Robert Syms
Michael Fabricant
Robert Neill
Mr David Burrowes
Mr Philip Dunne

NC3

    To move the following Clause:—

      ‘The Secretary of State shall by order designate the following functions for transfer from any regional assemblies or statutory bodies to relevant local authorities:

      (1) housing

      (2) planning

      (3) transport

      (4) learning and skills’.


Amendment of Local Government Act 2003

Alistair Burt
Mr Robert Syms
Michael Fabricant
Robert Neill
Mr David Burrowes
Mr Philip Dunne

NC4

    To move the following Clause:—

      ‘Section 99 of the Local Government Act 2003 (c. 26) (categorisation of English local authorities by reference to performance) is hereby repealed.’.


Referendum to approve proposals

Alistair Burt
Mr Robert Syms
Michael Fabricant
Robert Neill
Mr David Burrowes
Mr Philip Dunne

NC5

    To move the following Clause:—

      ‘(1) Subject to the provisions of section 37(3) the local authority may from time to time make proposals to adjust the number of councillors per ward and must hold a referendum in the ward or wards affected before taking any steps to implement them.

      (2) The local authority may not pass a resolution which makes the proposed change or changes unless the result of the referendum is to approve the proposals.

      (3) If the result of the referendum is not to approve the proposals, the local authority must publish in one or more newspapers circulating in its area a notice which—

        (a) summarises the proposals;

        (b) states that the referendum did not approve the proposals;

        (c) summarises the authority’s existing arrangements; and

        (d) states that the authority will be continuing to operate those arrangements.’.

ORDER OF THE HOUSE [22ND JANUARY 2007]

       The following provisions shall apply to the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health 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 8th March 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.


ORDER OF THE COMMITTEE [30TH JANUARY]

       That—

        (1) the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday 30th January) meet—

        (a) at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday 30th January;

        (b) at 9.30 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. on Thursday 1st February;

        (c) at 10.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday 6th February;

        (d) at 9.30 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. on Thursday 8th February;

        (e) at 10.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday 20th February;

        (f) at 9.30 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. on Thursday 22nd February;

        (g) at 10.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday 27th February;

        (h) at 9.30 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. on Thursday 1st March;

        (i) at 10.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday 6th March;

        (j) at 9.30 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. on Thursday 8th March;

        (2) the Committee shall hear oral evidence in accordance with the following Table;

TABLE
Date Time Witness
Tuesday 30th January Until no later than
1.00 p.m.
Local Government Association
Tuesday 30th January Until no later than
5.15 p.m.
Gordon Keymer CBE, Chair of the District Councils Group, Local Government Association
Tuesday 30th January Until no later than
6.00 p.m.
London Councils
Tuesday 30th January Until no later than
7.00 p.m.
Health Link
Thursday 1st February Until no later than
10.25 a.m.
Unlock Democracy
Thursday 1st February Until no later than
4.00 p.m.
Department for Communities and
Local Government, Department of Health

        (3) Proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall be taken in the following order: Clauses 1 to 104; Schedule 7; Clauses 105 to 112; Schedule 8; Clauses 113 to 116; Schedule 10; Clause 117; Schedule 11; Clause 118 to 151; Schedule 12; Clauses 152 to 165; Schedule 14; Clauses 166 to 169; new Clauses; new Schedules; Clauses 170 to 176; Schedules 1 to 6; Schedule 9; Schedule 13; Schedule 15; remaining proceedings on the Bill;

        (4) the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 5.00 p.m. on Thursday 8th March.


 
 
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