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Wednesday 25th April 2007


Public Bill Committee Proceedings


Sustainable Communities Bill


[fifth sitting]


Mr Nick Hurd


That the Committee at its rising this day do adjourn till Wednesday 2nd May at Ten


o’clock, and to meet thereafter—


  (a) on Wednesday 2nd May at Two o’clock; and(b) on subsequent Wednesdays when


the House is sitting at Ten o’clock and Two o’clock.


Agreed to



Mr Nick Hurd


That remaining proceedings on the Bill be taken in the following order: Clause 1;


Clause 4; Clauses 2 and 3; Clauses 5 to 13; the Schedule; new Clauses; new Schedules;


remaining proceedings on the Bill.


Agreed to



Clause 1.


Another Amendment (No. 2) proposed, in page 1, line 4, leave out subsection (2).—


(Mr Phil Woolas).


Question proposed, That the Amendment be made.




Mr David Drew


Agreed to  22


Clause  1,  page  1,  leave out lines 6 to 13 and insert ‘encouraging the improvement of the


economic, social or environmental well-being of an area.



In this section “social well-being” includes participation in civic and political




Mr Phil Woolas


Withdrawn  3


Clause  1,  page  1,  line  14,  leave out subsection (3).


Public Bill Committee Proceedings: April 2007            



Sustainable Communities Bill, continued


Mr David Drew


Agreed to  23


Clause  1,  page  1,  line  14,  leave out ‘local authorities and’.


Mr David Drew


Agreed to  24


Clause  1,  page  1,  line  17,  leave out from ‘Act’ to end of line 3 on page 2.


Mr Phil Woolas


Not called  4


Clause  1,  page  2,  line  1,  leave out subsection (4).


Mr Phil Woolas


Not selected  1


Page  1,  line  1,  leave out Clause 1.


Clause, as amended, Agreed to.


[Adjourned till Wednesday 2nd May at 10.00 a.m.

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