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House of Commons

 
 

Wednesday 2nd May 2007

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Sustainable Communities Bill


 

[Sixth sitting]


 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

That remaining proceedings on the Bill be taken in the following order: Clauses 4 to 8;

 

Clauses 2 and 3; Clauses 9 to 13; the Schedule; new Clauses; new Schedules; remaining

 

proceedings on the Bill.

 

Agreed to

 


 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

Not selected  30

 

8    

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  43,  leave out subsections (1) and (2) and insert—

 

‘(1)    

A principal council may request from the Secretary of State the production of a

 

local spending allocation (“the allocation”) in respect of its area.

 

(2)    

The allocation shall—

 

(a)    

provide a breakdown of expenditure and proposed expenditure by—

 

(i)    

government departments;

 

(ii)    

a fire and rescue authority;

 

(iii)    

a National Park authority;

 

(iv)    

the Broads Authority;

 

(v)    

a police authority;

 

(vi)    

a chief officer of police;

 

(vii)    

a waste disposal authority established under section 10 of the

 

Local Government Act 1986 (c.51);

 

(viii)    

a metropolitan county passenger transport authority established

 

by section 28 of the Local Government Act 1985 (c.51). (joint

 

arrangements);

 

(ix)    

a primary care trust;

 

(x)    

a development agency established by section 1 of the Regional

 

Development Agencies Act 1998 (c.45);

 

(xi)    

a local probation board established by section 4 of the Criminal

 

Justice and Court Services Act 2000 (c.43);

 

(xii)    

a youth offending team established under section 39 of the Crime

 

and Disorder Act 1998 (c.37).


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 2007                  

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Sustainable Communities Bill, continued

 
 

(xiii)    

the English Sports Council;

 

(xiv)    

the Environment Agency;

 

(xv)    

the Health and Safety Executive;

 

(xvi)    

the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission;

 

(xvii)    

the Learning and Skills Council for England;

 

(xviii)    

Natural England; and

 

(xix)    

any regional office of government

 

    

in the council’s area on services provided wholly or largely for the benefit of

 

persons resident in the council’s area;

 

(b)    

identify specific proposals to which the spending has been allocated; and

 

(c)    

provide a breakdown of expenditure and proposed expenditure by those

 

bodies specified in paragraph (a) of this subsection in the council’s area

 

on services primarily of wider or national nature.

 

(2A)    

In subsection (2) “services primarily of a wider or national nature” means

 

services provided wholly or largely for the benefit of persons resident in areas

 

wider than the area of the council.’.

 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

Not selected  31

 

8    

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  11,  after ‘primarily’, insert ‘wider or’.

 

Mr Phil Woolas

 

Not selected  25

 

Page  3,  line  43,  leave out Clause 4.

 

Clause Disagreed to.

 


 

[Adjourned till Wednesday 9th May at 10.00 a.m.


 
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