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(a)    

services of a kind mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (c) of subsection (1), so

 

far as operating in England, or

 

(b)    

passenger transport facilities in England.’.

 


 

Secretary Geoff Hoon

 

149

 

Page  61,  line  2  [Clause  69],  at end insert—

 

‘“passenger transport facilities” means facilities for services of a kind

 

mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (c) of subsection (1);’.

 

Secretary Geoff Hoon

 

150

 

Page  61,  line  4  [Clause  69],  at end insert—

 

‘“tramway passenger service” means any service for the carriage of

 

passengers by tramway.”.’.

 


 

Stephen Hammond

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Jeremy Wright

 

Mr Greg Knight

 

11

 

Page  64,  line  6  [Clause  73],  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

An order may be made only if all of the constituent councils of the proposed ITA

 

have approved the scheme by means of—

 

(a)    

a resolution, and

 

(b)    

a public referendum.’.

 

Secretary Geoff Hoon

 

151

 

Page  64,  line  22,  [Clause  73],  leave out subsections (7) to (9).

 

Norman Baker

 

Mr John Leech

 

29

 

Page  64,  line  31  [Clause  73],  leave out paragraph (b) and insert—

 

‘(b)    

for those members to be appointed from among the elected members of

 

the constituent councils in such numbers as to be proportionate to the

 

representation of political parties on those councils’.

 

Stephen Hammond

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Jeremy Wright

 

12

 

Page  64,  line  32  [Clause  73],  at end insert ‘, and

 

(c)    

for those members to be appointed from among the members of the

 

different political parties represented in the constituent councils, in such


 
 

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numbers as to be proportionate to the representation of political parties

 

on those councils’.

 

Stephen Hammond

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Jeremy Wright

 

13

 

Page  64,  line  32  [Clause  73],  at end insert—

 

‘(8A)    

Only those members appointed from among the elected members of the

 

constituent councils under subsection (8) will be permitted to vote in the ITA’.

 


 

Secretary Geoff Hoon

 

152

 

Page  66,  line  43,  [Clause  76],  leave out ‘direction’ and insert ‘review’.

 


 

Norman Baker

 

Mr John Leech

 

26

 

Page  68,  line  29  [Clause  78],  at end insert ‘but which arrangements must provide

 

that members of the ITA who are not elected members of the ITA’s constituent councils

 

may not vote unless this is unanimously agreed by the ITA’s elected members.’.

 

Secretary Geoff Hoon

 

153

 

Page  68,  line  32,  [Clause  78],  leave out subsections (3) and (4).

 

Graham Stringer

 

Mr Clive Betts

 

Ian Stewart

 

Ms Angela C. Smith

 

Mr Paul Truswell

 

101

 

Page  68,  line  37  [Clause  78],  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

for the ITA to determine what matters members of the ITA who are not

 

elected members of the constituent councils may not vote on (which may

 

include any matters relating to the funding or expenditure of the ITA,

 

whether of a capital or revenue nature).’.

 


 

Secretary Geoff Hoon

 

154

 

Page  69,  line  43,  [Clause  80],  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

An order under this section which provides for the delegation of any function of

 

a charging authority within the meaning of Part 3 of the TA 2000 may be made—


 
 

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(a)    

where the area in relation to which the order has effect comprises all or

 

part of the area of one charging authority, only with the consent of that

 

authority;

 

(b)    

where that area comprises all or part of the area of two or more charging

 

authorities, only with the consent of a majority of those authorities.’.

 


 

Secretary Geoff Hoon

 

155

 

Page  73,  line  41,  [Clause  86],  after ‘amending,’, insert ‘modifying,’.

 

Secretary Geoff Hoon

 

156

 

Page  73,  line  42,  [Clause  86],  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

The provision which may be included by virtue of subsection (4) does not include

 

provision amending or disapplying sections 15 to 17 of, and Schedule 1 to, the

 

Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42) (political balance on local

 

authority committees etc).’.

 


 

Secretary Geoff Hoon

 

157

 

Page  74,  line  6  [Clause  87],  at end insert—

 

‘(3)    

If, apart from this subsection, an instrument containing an order under this

 

Chapter would be treated for the purposes of the standing orders of either House

 

of Parliament as a hybrid instrument, it shall proceed in that House as if it were

 

not a hybrid instrument.’.

 

Graham Stringer

 

64

 

Page  74  [Clause  87],  leave out subsection (2) and insert—

 

‘(2)    

The Secretary of State may not make an order under this Chapter unless the

 

Secretary of State has laid a draft of the order before each House of Parliament

 

and the remaining provisions of this section have been complied with.

 

(3)    

The Secretary of State must have regard to—

 

(a)    

any representations,

 

(b)    

any resolution of either House of Parliament; and

 

(c)    

any recommendations of a committee of either House of Parliament on

 

the draft order,

 

    

made on or with regard to the draft order during the 60-day period.

 

(4)    

If, after the expiry of the 60-day period, the Secretary of State wishes to make an

 

order in the terms of the draft, he must lay before Parliament a statement—

 

(a)    

stating whether any representations were made under subsection (3)(a);

 

and

 

(b)    

if any representations were so made, giving details of them.

 

(5)    

The Secretary of State may after the laying of such a statement make an order in

 

the terms of the draft if it is first approved by a resolution of each House of

 

Parliament.


 
 

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(6)    

However, a committee of either House may, at any time after the laying of a

 

statement under subsection (4) and before the draft order is approved by that

 

House under subsection (5), recommend under this subsection that no further

 

proceedings be taken in relation to the draft order.

 

(7)    

Where a recommendation is made by a committee of either House under

 

subsection (6) in relation to a draft order, no proceedings may be taken in relation

 

to the draft order in that House under subsection (5) unless the recommendation

 

is, in the same Session, rejected by resolution of that House.

 

(8)    

If, after the expiry of the 60-day period, the Secretary of State wishes to make an

 

order consisting of a version of the draft order with material changes, he must lay

 

before Parliament—

 

(a)    

a revised draft order; and

 

(b)    

a statement giving details of—

 

(i)    

any representations made under subsection (3)(a); and

 

(ii)    

the revisions proposed.

 

(9)    

The Secretary of State may after laying a revised draft order and statement under

 

subsection (8) make an order in the terms of the revised draft if it is first approved

 

by a resolution of each House of Parliament.

 

(10)    

However, a committee of either House may, at any time after the revised draft

 

order is laid under subsection (8) and before it is approved by that House under

 

subsection (9), recommend under this subsection that no further proceedings be

 

taken in relation to the revised draft order.

 

(11)    

Where a recommendation is made by a committee of either House under

 

subsection (10) in relation to a revised draft order, no proceedings may be taken

 

in relation to the revised draft order in that House under subsection (9) unless the

 

recommendation is, in the same Session, rejected by resolution of that House.

 

(12)    

Where a person making representations under subsection (3)(a) has requested the

 

Secretary of State not to disclose them, the Secretary of State must not disclose

 

them under subsections (4)(b) or (8)(b)(i) if or to the extent that to do so would

 

(disregarding any connection with proceedings in Parliament) constitute a breach

 

of confidence actionable by any person.

 

(13)    

If information in representations made by a person in response to consultation

 

under subsection (3)(a) relates to another person, the Secretary of State need not

 

disclose the information under subsection (4)(b) or (8)(b)(i) if or to the extent

 

that—

 

(a)    

it appears to the Secretary of State that the disclosure of that information

 

could adversely affect the interests of that other person; and

 

(b)    

the Secretary of State has been unable to obtain the consent of that other

 

person to the disclosure.

 

(14)    

Subsections (12) and (13) do not affect any disclosure that is requested by, and

 

made to, a committee of either House of Parliament charged with reporting on the

 

draft order.

 

(15)    

For the purposes of subsections (5) and (9) an order is made in the terms of a draft

 

order if it contains no material changes to the provisions of the draft order.

 

(16)    

In this section the “60-day period” means the period of 60 days beginning with

 

the day on which the draft order was laid before Parliament under subsection

 

(2).’.

 



 
 

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Stephen Hammond

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Jeremy Wright

 

14

 

Page  81,  line  36,  leave out Clause 104.

 

Secretary Geoff Hoon

 

158

 

Page  81,  line  38  [Clause  104],  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

For subsection (1) substitute—

 

“(1A)    

Where the charging authority or any of the charging authorities are—

 

(a)    

a local traffic authority for an area in England, or

 

(b)    

an Integrated Transport Authority,

 

    

that authority or those authorities (acting alone or jointly) must consult

 

such local persons, and such representatives of local persons, as they

 

consider appropriate about the charging scheme.

 

(1B)    

In subsection (1A)—

 

“local persons” means any persons who are likely to be affected by, or

 

interested in, the making of the scheme;

 

“representatives” means any persons who appear to the charging authority

 

or charging authorities to be representative of local persons.

 

(1C)    

In any other case, the charging authority or the charging authorities

 

(acting jointly) may, at any time before an order making, varying or

 

revoking a charging scheme under this Part is made, consult such persons

 

as they consider appropriate about the charging scheme, variation or

 

revocation.”.’.

 


 

Stephen Hammond

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Jeremy Wright

 

15

 

Page  89,  line  18,  leave out Clause 115.

 


 

Secretary Geoff Hoon

 

314

 

Page  94,  line  34  [Clause  124],  at end insert—

 

‘(la)    

section [Financial penalty deposits: powers of vehicle examiners in

 

Scotland];’.

 


 

Secretary Geoff Hoon

 

264

 

Page  95,  line  7  [Clause  125],  leave out ‘, rules’.


 
 

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Secretary Geoff Hoon

 

159

 

Page  95,  line  9  [Clause  125],  after ‘116’, insert ‘, [Street works: reinstatement and

 

remedial works]’.

 


 

Secretary Geoff Hoon

 

160

 

Page  115,  line  8  [Schedule  4],  at end insert—

 

‘46A      

In section 198(2) (interpretation of certain references to authority’s local

 

transport plan) for “the Passenger Transport Authority for the passenger

 

transport area” substitute “the Integrated Transport Authority for the integrated

 

transport area”.’.

 


 

Secretary Geoff Hoon

 

161

 

Page  126  [Schedule  7],  leave out line 35 and insert—

  

‘In section 198(2), the words from “and the councils”

 
  

to the end.’.

 
 


 

Secretary Geoff Hoon

 

265

 

Page  127,  line  7  [Schedule  7],  column (2), at end insert ‘In section 126(4)(a), the

 

words “or (as the case may be) paragraphs (a) to (d) of section 124(1A)”.’.

 


 

Secretary Geoff Hoon

 

162

 

Title,  line  8,  after ‘roads;’, insert ‘to make provision about the meaning of “street works”

 

and “street works licence” in Part 3 of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991;’.

 

Secretary Geoff Hoon

 

315

 

Title,  line  8,  after ‘2004’, insert ‘and section 90F of the Road Traffic Offenders Act

 

1988’.

 


 
 

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Order of the House [26th MARCH 2008]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Local Transport Bill [Lords]:

 

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 May 2008.

 

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.

 


 
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