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Report Stage Proceedings: 2nd June 2008                  

530

 

Planning Bill, continued

 
 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  170

 

Page  69,  line  11  [Clause  136],  after ‘the’, insert ‘relevant’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  171

 

Page  69,  line  29  [Clause  137],  leave out ‘a’ and insert ‘the relevant’.

 


 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  172

 

Page  70,  line  22  [Clause  140],  leave out ‘If it appears to a’ and insert ‘This section

 

applies in relation to any land if it appears to the relevant’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  173

 

Page  70,  line  23  [Clause  140],  leave out ‘any land, it’ and insert ‘the land.

 

(1A)    

The relevant local planning authority’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  174

 

Page  70,  line  38  [Clause  140],  after ‘the’, insert ‘relevant’.

 


 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  175

 

Page  71,  line  20  [Clause  142],  after ‘133’, insert ‘committed on or in respect of any

 

land’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  176

 

Page  71,  line  21  [Clause  142],  after ‘The’, insert ‘relevant’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  177

 

Page  71,  line  28  [Clause  142],  after ‘134’, insert ‘committed on or in respect of any

 

land’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  178

 

Page  71,  line  29  [Clause  142],  after ‘The’, insert ‘relevant’.

 


 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  179

 

Page  72,  line  3  [Clause  143],  after fourth ‘the’, insert ‘relevant’.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 2nd June 2008                  

531

 

Planning Bill, continued

 
 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  180

 

Page  72,  line  14  [Clause  143],  after ‘the’, insert ‘relevant’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  181

 

Page  72,  line  34  [Clause  143],  leave out ‘a’ and insert ‘the relevant’.

 


 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  182

 

Page  73,  line  2  [Clause  144],  after ‘134’, insert ‘in relation to land in the area of the

 

local planning authority’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  183

 

Page  73,  line  9  [Clause  145],  after ‘Scilly’, insert ‘in relation to land in the

 

Council’s area’.

 


 

New clauses and amendments to clauses relating to correction of errors

 

in development consent decisions or changes to, or revocation of,

 

orders granting development consent

 

Correction of errors in development consent decisions

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Added  NC14

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Schedule [Correction of errors in development consent decisions] (correction of

 

errors in development consent decisions) has effect.’.

 


 

Changes to, and revocation of, orders granting development consent

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Added  NC25

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Schedule [Changes to, and revocation of, orders granting development consent]

 

(changes to, and revocation of, orders granting development consent) has effect.’.

 



 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 2nd June 2008                  

532

 

Planning Bill, continued

 
 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  113

 

Page  55,  line  23  [Clause  108],  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

A court may entertain proceedings for questioning a decision under paragraph 1

 

of Schedule [Correction of errors in development consent decisions] in relation

 

to an error or omission in a decision document only if—

 

(a)    

the proceedings are brought by a claim for judicial review, and

 

(b)    

the claim form is filed during the period of 6 weeks beginning with the

 

day on which a correction notice in respect of the error or omission is

 

issued under paragraph 2 of that Schedule.

 

(3B)    

A court may entertain proceedings for questioning a decision under paragraph

 

2(1) of Schedule [Changes to, and revocation of, orders granting development

 

consent] to make a change to an order granting development consent only if—

 

(a)    

the proceedings are brought by a claim for judicial review, and

 

(b)    

the claim form is filed during the period of 6 weeks beginning with the

 

day on which notice of the change is given under paragraph 2(7)(b) of

 

that Schedule.

 

(3C)    

A court may entertain proceedings for questioning a decision under paragraph

 

3(1) of Schedule [Changes to, and revocation of, orders granting development

 

consent] to make a change to, or revoke, an order granting development consent

 

only if—

 

(a)    

the proceedings are brought by a claim for judicial review, and

 

(b)    

the claim form is filed during the period of 6 weeks beginning with the

 

day on which notice of the change or revocation is given under paragraph

 

4(5) of that Schedule.’.

 


 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  166

 

Page  68,  line  25  [Clause  134],  at end insert—

 

‘(1B)    

It is a defence for a person charged with an offence under this section to prove

 

that—

 

(a)    

the breach or failure to comply occurred only because of an error or

 

omission in the order, and

 

(b)    

a correction notice specifying the correction of the error or omission has

 

been issued under paragraph 2 of Schedule [Correction of errors in

 

development consent decisions].’.

 


 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  246

 

Page  116,  line  40  [Clause  190],  at end insert—

 

‘(aa)    

a power to make changes to, or revoke, an order granting development

 

consent;’.

 



 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 2nd June 2008                  

533

 

Planning Bill, continued

 
 

new clauses and amendments to clauses relating to part 2

 

Parliamentary requirements

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Added  NC8

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

This section sets out the parliamentary requirements referred to in sections 5(4)

 

and 6(4).

 

(2)    

The Secretary of State must lay the proposal before Parliament.

 

(3)    

In this section “the proposal” means—

5

(a)    

the statement that the Secretary of State proposes to designate as a

 

national policy statement for the purposes of this Act, or

 

(b)    

(as the case may be) the proposed amendment.

 

(4)    

Subsection (5) applies if, during the relevant period—

 

(a)    

either House of Parliament makes a resolution with regard to the

10

proposal, or

 

(b)    

a committee of the House of Commons makes recommendations with

 

regard to the proposal.

 

(5)    

The Secretary of State must lay before Parliament a statement setting out the

 

Secretary of State’s response to the resolution or recommendations.

15

(6)    

The relevant period is the period specified by the Secretary of State in relation to

 

the proposal.

 

(7)    

The Secretary of State must specify the relevant period in relation to the proposal

 

on or before the day on which the proposal is laid before Parliament under

 

subsection (2).’.

 

As an Amendment to Secretary Hazel Blears’s proposed New Clause (Parliamentary

 

requirements) (NC8):—

 

Mr Clive Betts

 

Not called  (a)

 

Line  3,  at end insert ‘once the consultation and publicity requirements detailed in

 

section 7 have been complied with’.

 


 

Climate change

 

Mr David Drew

 

Mr Paul Truswell

 

John McDonnell

 

Mr John Gummer

 

Dan Rogerson

 

Mr Tim Yeo

 

Negatived on division  NC1

 

To move the following Clause:—


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 2nd June 2008                  

534

 

Planning Bill, continued

 
 

‘(1)    

A statement may only be designated under section 5 if the Secretary of State is

 

satisfied that (taken as a whole) the policies in the statement contribute to the

 

mitigation of, and adaptation to, climate change.

 

(2)    

A statement designated under section 5 must contain a statement to the effect that

 

it is the Secretary of State’s view that the requirement of subsection (1) is

 

satisfied.’.

 


 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Mr David Jones

 

Not called  52

 

Page  3,  line  6  [Clause  5],  leave out ‘and’.

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Mr David Jones

 

Negatived on division  53

 

Page  3,  line  8  [Clause  5],  at end insert ‘, and

 

(c)    

has been approved by both Houses of Parliament.’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  72

 

Page  3,  line  16  [Clause  5],  after ‘7’, insert ‘, and the parliamentary requirements set

 

out in section [Parliamentary requirements],’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  73

 

Page  3,  line  34  [Clause  5],  after ‘statement’, insert ‘, and

 

(b)    

lay a national policy statement before Parliament.’.

 


 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  74

 

Page  4,  line  7  [Clause  6],  after ‘7’, insert ‘, and the parliamentary requirements set

 

out in section [Parliamentary requirements],’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  75

 

Page  4,  line  14  [Clause  6],  after ‘published’, insert ‘, and

 

(b)    

lay the amendment, or the statement as amended, before Parliament.’.

 

Mr Richard Benyon

 

Not called  3

 

Page  4,  line  27  [Clause  7],  at end insert—


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 2nd June 2008                  

535

 

Planning Bill, continued

 
 

‘(4A)    

The Secretary of State must consult with such organisations as appear to the

 

Secretary of State to be able to advise appropriately on the risks to health arising

 

from the policy set out in the national policy statement.’.

 


 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Mr David Jones

 

Not called  54

 

Page  5,  line  16  [Clause  9],  at end insert ‘, including the reduction of and adaptation

 

to climate change’.

 

John McDonnell

 

Mr David Drew

 

Mr Paul Truswell

 

Frank Cook

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Kate Hoey

 

Not called  67

 

Page  5,  line  32,  leave out Clause 11.

 


 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

Agreed to  76

 

Page  6,  line  3  [Clause  11],  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

The Secretary of State may take account of things done before the

 

commencement day for the purpose of complying with the requirements of

 

section [Parliamentary requirements].’.


 
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