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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 8 March 2011

 

Public Bill Committee

 

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Localism Bill


 

Note

 

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the

 

Committee [25 January].

 


 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

258

 

Clause  127,  page  114,  leave out lines 1 to 4 and insert ‘consult for a period of not fewer

 

than 12 weeks on the proposed strategy or modifications to the strategy with—

 

(a)    

every private registered provider of social housing for its district;

 

(b)    

landlords within the private rented sector for its district;

 

(c)    

existing tenants in social housing within the district;

 

(d)    

members of the public;

 

(e)    

neighbouring local authorities;

 

(f)    

such other organisations and persons as the authority considers

 

appropriate.’.

 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

259

 

Clause  127,  page  114,  line  18,  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

an assessment of provision for supporting people in residential

 

accommodation.’.

 



 
 

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Greg Clark

 

172

 

Clause  128,  page  114,  line  20,  leave out ‘that Act’ and insert ‘the Housing and

 

Regeneration Act 2008’.

 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

260

 

Page  114,  line  19,  leave out Clause 128.

 


 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

261

 

Clause  129,  page  114,  line  33,  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

the homelessness strategy of neighbouring local authorities.’.

 


 

Mr Nick Raynsford

 

254

 

Clause  130,  page  116,  line  33,  after ‘subject’, insert ‘to the discretion of the court

 

not to make an order if it considers the order disproportionate, and subject’.

 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

262

 

Page  114,  line  35,  leave out Clause 130.

 


 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

263

 

Page  118,  line  19,  leave out Clause 131.

 


 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

264

 

Clause  134,  page  121,  line  36,  at end insert ‘or


 
 

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Localism Bill, continued

 
 

(c)    

P is normally resident in accommodation held by a person, Q, where Q

 

holds an introductory, assured, or secure tenancy, and where P is in a

 

subsisting relationship with Q, or

 

(d)    

P is normally resident in accommodation held by a person, Q, where Q

 

holds an introductory, assured or secure tenancy and where, P has acted

 

as a carer for Q for a period of not less than one year, or

 

(e)    

P is normally resident in accommodation, for a period of not less than one

 

year, held by a person, Q, where Q holds an introductory, assured or

 

secured tenancy and where P is the sibling of Q.’.

 


 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

265

 

Clause  143,  page  126,  line  31,  leave out subsections (4) and (5).

 


 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

285

 

Schedule  16,  page  341,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

‘(3)    

The HCA shall appoint, on the recommendation of the Regulation Committee, a

 

member of staff who shall be responsible to the Regulation Committee for the

 

discharge of the regulatory functions of the HCA; and who shall be assisted by

 

subordinate HCA staff as appropriate.’.

 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

286

 

Schedule  16,  page  342,  line  26,  leave out from beginning to end of line 27 and

 

insert—

 

‘(1)    

Appointment as a member of the Regulation Committee shall be for a period of

 

three years, except that initially some appointments may be for shorter and

 

different periods so as to secure that appointments expire at different times. A

 

person appointed in place of a person who ceased to hold office before the end of

 

the term for which he was appointed shall be appointed for the remainder of that

 

person’s term of office.’.

 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

287

 

Schedule  16,  page  343,  line  5,  leave out ‘, unfit or unsuitable’ and insert ‘or unfit’.


 
 

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Localism Bill, continued

 
 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

288

 

Schedule  16,  page  344,  leave out line 29 and insert—

 

‘(c)    

the HCA staff member referred to in section 92A subsection (3), or any

 

staff member subordinate to that member of staff’.

 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

289

 

Schedule  16,  page  346,  line  8,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

In subsection (5)(a) after “matches” insert “current”’.

 


 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

290

 

Schedule  17,  page  351,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

  ‘(1A)  

In section 119 (de-registration: voluntary), leave out paragraph (b) of

 

subsection (2).’.

 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

291

 

Schedule  17,  page  351,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

  ‘(1B)  

In section 122 (payments to members etc.), after subsection (5), insert—

 

“(5A)    

Class 4 is payments which are made incidentally to members as a

 

result of their belonging to a class of persons to whom the provider is

 

properly making payments in pursuance of its constitution or objects.

 

(5B)    

Class 5 is payments made with the consent of the regulator.”’.

 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

279

 

Schedule  17,  page  352,  line  1,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

In paragraph (c), leave out “a degree of control” and insert “certain powers”’.

 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

280

 

Schedule  17,  page  352,  line  7,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

In subsection (1) after “standards for”, insert “the guidance of”.

 

(2B)    

In subsection (2) omit “may, in particular, require registered providers to comply

 

with specified rules about” and insert “may relate to”’.


 
 

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Localism Bill, continued

 
 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

281

 

Schedule  17,  page  352,  line  25,  leave out from ‘is’ to end of line 27 and insert

 

‘repealed’.

 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

282

 

Schedule  17,  page  352,  line  28,  leave out paragraph 6 and insert—

 

‘6  (1)  

Section 197 (direction by the Secretary of State as to standards) is amended as

 

follows.

 

      (2)  

Omit subsection (1).

 

      (3)  

In subsection (2), leave out “give a direction under subsection (1)(a) or (b)

 

only” and insert “direct the regulator to set a standard, or about the content of

 

a standard,”’.

 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

283

 

Schedule  17,  page  355,  line  22,  at end insert—

 

‘17      

In section 269 (appointment of new officers), leave out subsection (2) and

 

insert—

 

“(2)    

The regulator may appoint more than four of the officers of a

 

registered provider only if the provider has fewer officers than

 

required by its constitution.”’.

 


 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

266

 

Clause  153,  page  130,  line  21,  leave out ‘must’ and insert ‘may’.

 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

267

 

Clause  153,  page  130,  line  22,  leave out ‘is not’ and insert ‘may be’.

 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

268

 

Clause  153,  page  130,  line  23,  leave out ‘unless it is made’.

 



 
 

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Localism Bill, continued

 
 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

284

 

Clause  159,  page  143,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

‘(9A)    

In preparing or revising the London housing strategy the Mayor must consult all

 

London boroughs and have regard to any published borough investment plan.’.

 


 

Greg Clark

 

272

 

Schedule  19,  page  356,  line  3,  leave out paragraph 1.

 

Greg Clark

 

273

 

Schedule  19,  page  357,  line  25,  after ‘functions’ insert ‘or its new towns and urban

 

development functions’.

 

Greg Clark

 

274

 

Schedule  19,  page  359,  line  7,  after ‘exercising’ insert ‘its housing or regeneration

 

functions or’.

 

Greg Clark

 

275

 

Schedule  19,  page  359,  line  13,  after ‘functions’ insert ‘or its new towns and urban

 

development functions’.

 

Greg Clark

 

276

 

Schedule  19,  page  360,  line  36,  after ‘exercising’ insert ‘its housing or

 

regeneration functions or’.

 

Greg Clark

 

277

 

Schedule  19,  page  361,  line  14,  after ‘exercising’ insert ‘its housing or

 

regeneration functions or’.

 

Greg Clark

 

278

 

Schedule  19,  page  361,  line  28,  after ‘regeneration’ insert ‘or its new towns and

 

urban development functions’.

 


 

Mr Nick Raynsford

 

126

 

Clause  169,  page  148,  line  34,  leave out ‘must’ and insert ‘may’.


 
 

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293

 

Localism Bill, continued

 
 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

269

 

Clause  169,  page  148,  line  44,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

A Mayoral Development Corporation must be governed by a board, which

 

includes a number of representatives from London borough councils not less than

 

one sixth of the total number of board members.’.

 

Mr Nick Raynsford

 

127

 

Clause  169,  page  149,  line  3,  at end insert ‘and any of the persons listed in section

 

168(4).’.

 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

270

 

Clause  169,  page  149,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

‘(6A)    

This section shall cease to have effect at the end of two years beginning with the

 

day on which this Chapter comes fully into force.’.

 


 

Greg Clark

 

173

 

Clause  173,  page  151,  line  41,  after ‘has’ insert ‘(whether before or after the

 

passing of this Act)’.

 


 

Greg Clark

 

174

 

Clause  185,  page  157,  line  28,  after ‘has’ insert ‘(whether before or after the

 

passing of this Act)’.

 


 

Barbara Keeley

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Jack Dromey

 

292

 

Clause  194,  page  161,  line  18,  after ‘subject to’, insert ‘formal agreement from a

 

majority of London borough councils and’.

 



 
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