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Public Bill Committee: 16 June 2009                     



Local Democracy, Economic Development and -[ [], continued



at 9.30 am and 1.00 pm on Thursday 11 June;



at 10.30 am and 4.30 pm on Tuesday 16 June;



at 9.00 am and 1.00 pm on Thursday 18 June;



the proceedings shall be taken in the following order: Clauses 1 to 52;


Schedule 1; Clause 53; Schedule 2; Clauses 54 to 61; Schedule 3; Clauses 62


to 64; Schedule 4; Clauses 65 to 82; Schedule 5; Clauses 83 to 116; Schedule


6; Clauses 117 to 142; Schedule 7; Clauses 143 to 146; new Clauses; new


Schedules; remaining proceedings on the Bill;



the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a


conclusion at 5.00 pm on Thursday 18 June.





The following Notices have been withdrawn:


Delegation by regional development agencies


Mr Paul Goodman


Mr Stewart Jackson


Mr Philip Dunne




To move the following Clause:—



The Regional Development Agencies Act 1998 (c. 45) is amended as follows.



After section 6A (delegation of functions to the Mayor of London and the London


Development Agency) insert—



Delegation of functions by regional development agencies



Subject to the provisions of this section, a regional development agency


shall within six months of the coming into force of this section and at


yearly intervals thereafter propose such delegations for the discharge of


any of their functions by a local authority within their area, or jointly by


a group of local authorities within that area having regard to the


desirability of maximising such delegation.



For the purposes of this section, a “function” shall include any part of a


function, or any function or part of a function which is exercisable by


required development agency only in relation to part of the area of a local





Whether or not a regional development agency has made proposals under


subsection (1), the Secretary of State shall have power to direct an agency


to make such delegations as he may determine, after taking into account


any representations made to him by any local authority in the area


concerned, or by the agency.



Two or more local authorities to which any function has been delegated


under this section may arrange for it to be discharged by them jointly or


in accordance with any executive arrangements agreed by them from


time to time.”’.


Public Bill Committee: 16 June 2009                     



Local Democracy, Economic Development and -[ [], continued


Julia Goldsworthy


Dan Rogerson




Page  55,  line  22,  leave out Clause 77.


Julia Goldsworthy


Dan Rogerson




Page  57,  line  2,  leave out Clause 81.


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