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Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Thursday 21st June 2007

 

For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s) of Supplement to Votes:

 

1371-72 and 1373

 

Consideration of Bill


 

Concessionary Bus Travel Bill [Lords], As Amended

 

Local authority funding

 

Stephen Hammond

 

NC2

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘At the end of each financial year after the commencement of this Act the

 

Secretary of State shall lay a report before Parliament setting out—

 

(a)    

the total sum of funds made available to local authorities for the purposes

 

of providing bus services and concessionary fares thereon in the financial

 

year just ended;

 

(b)    

the method by which those funds have been made available.’.

 

Review of reimbursement arrangements

 

Stephen Hammond

 

NC3

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Two years after the commencement of this Act the Secretary of State shall

 

conduct a review of arrangements for allocating funding to local authorities

 

necessary for the reimbursement of operators under section 3(2) of this Act; and

 

shall lay before Parliament a report setting out his findings.’.

 

Stephen Hammond

 

6

 

Page  2,  line  14  [Clause  1],  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

For the purposes of this section a disabled person is a person who—

 

(a)    

is blind or partially sighted,


 
 

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(b)    

is profoundly or severely deaf,

 

(c)    

is without speech,

 

(d)    

has a disability, or has suffered an injury, which has a substantial and

 

long-term adverse effect on his ability to walk,

 

(e)    

does not have arms or has long-term loss of both arms,

 

(f)    

has a learning disability, that is, a state of arrested or incomplete

 

development of mind which includes significant impairment of

 

intelligence and social functioning, or

 

(g)    

would be defined as having a mental impairment which has a substantial

 

and long-term adverse effect on his ability to carry out day-to-day

 

activities in accordance with section 1 of the Disability Discrimination

 

Act 1995 as amended, or

 

(h)    

would, if he applied for the grant of a licence to drive a motor vehicle

 

under Part III of the Road Traffic Act 1988, have his application refused

 

pursuant to section 92 of that Act (physical fitness) otherwise than on the

 

ground of persistent misuse of drugs or alcohol,’.

 


 
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