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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Thursday 28 October 2010

 

Public Bill Committee


 

Local Government Bill [Lords]

 

Mr Ben Bradshaw

 

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Clause  2,  page  1,  line  14,  leave out subsection (2) and insert—

 

‘(2)    

Subject to subsection (2A) this Act comes into force on such day as the Secretary

 

of State may by order appoint.

 

(2A)    

No order may be made under subsection (2) until the Secretary of State has made,

 

in respect of each area for which a relevant order had been made under section 7

 

of the 2007 Act, a budgetary and financial planning order.

 

(2B)    

A budgetary and financial planning order made under subsection (2A) shall

 

require the county council in the area concerned to provide the district council

 

periodically with budgetary and financial planning information including—

 

(a)    

disaggregated expenditure and income data for the services it provides

 

and the activities it undertakes with the district council,

 

(b)    

a fully disaggregated medium term financial plan for all its services and

 

activities within the district council.

 

(2C)    

A budgetary and financial planning order under subsection (2A) shall specify the

 

date by which the first information must be provided, and the frequency of

 

subsequent provision of information.

 

(2D)    

A budgetary and financial planning order under subsection (2A) shall be made by

 

statutory instrument.’.

 

Chris Williamson

 

2

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  3,  at beginning insert ‘Subject to subsection (1A)’.

 

Chris Williamson

 

3

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  5,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

An order having the same effect as a relevant order (“a replacement order”) may

 

be made after the commencement of this Act.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 28 October 2010                  

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Local Government Bill-[ Lords], continued

 
 

(1B)    

The Secretary of State shall, within three years of the coming into force of this

 

Act, publish the criteria that will need to be satisfied before a replacement order

 

may be made.’.

 

Independent report: principal authorities

 

Chris Williamson

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Secretary of State shall lay before Parliament an independent report not

 

earlier than one and not later than two years after the coming into force of this

 

Act.

 

(2)    

The report shall cover the operations of principal authorities that could, save for

 

section 1(1), be the subject of a relevant order.

 

(3)    

The report shall cover the extent to which retaining the existing arrangements for

 

a principal authority is delivering value for money for each such principal

 

authority.

 

(4)    

The provisions of the 2007 Act shall apply for the purposes of determining a

 

principal authority.’.

 


 
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