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Clause 281
 
  
    
 
450QA     [Withdrawn] 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
450RA     Page 149, line 22, leave out ("to be known as a "state of the environment report"") 
450SA     Page 149, line 26, leave out paragraphs (a) and (b) and insert ("not less than two years six months and not more than three years six months after the first or as the case may be previous ordinary election.") 
450TA     [Withdrawn] 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
450UA     Page 149, line 27, leave out ("three years") and insert ("one year") 
450VA     [Withdrawn] 
450WA     Page 149, line 30, leave out ("four years") and insert ("two years") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
450XA     Page 149, line 32, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The report required of the Mayor under subsection (1) shall be published at an appropriate time for it to be debated at the same time as the annual report and to be included in the matters dealt with in the debate to be held under section 39 and a meeting held under section 40.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
450XAA       Page 149, line 36, at end insert ("and from industrial sites") 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
450YA     Page 150, line 3, at end insert--
    ("(  )  biodiversity,")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
450A     Page 150, line 4, after ("recycling") insert (", transportation") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
450IB     Page 150, line 7, at end insert (", and
    (  )  the document prepared under section 282")
 
450JB     [Withdrawn] 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
450KB     Page 150, line 7, at end insert--
    ("(  )  housing conditions,
    (  )  communicable diseases,
    (  )  occupational health and safety,
    (  )  food safety, and
    (  )  the effects of the environment on human health")
 
450LB     [Withdrawn] 
450MB     Page 150, line 7, at end insert ("and
    (  )  the pollution of and biodiversity of all rivers, waterways and canals in Greater London")
 
450NP     Page 150, line 7, at end insert ("and
    (  )  the percentage of new developments built on so-called greenfield and brownfield sites")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
 
450PB     Page 150, line 7, at end insert ("and
    (  )  biodiversity")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
450QB     Page 150, leave out lines 8 and 9 and insert--
 
("and may contain information about any other relevant matters in relation to Greater London that the Mayor on the advice of his Environmental Strategy Group considers appropriate")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
450RB     Page 150, line 9, after ("Mayor") insert ("or Assembly") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
450SB     Page 150, line 9, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  A state of the environment report shall also set performance targets in the above areas and assess progress in achieving those targets.")
 
450TB     Page 150, line 12, at end insert--
    ("(  )  such non-governmental organisations as the Mayor considers appropriate,")
 
450UB     Page 150, line 14, after ("Council") insert--
    ("(  )  the Health and Safety Executive,
    (  )  the Food Standards Agency,
    (  )  the regional Director of Public Health,")
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
450VB     Page 150, line 16, leave out subsection (5) 
450WB     [Withdrawn] 
450XB     [Withdrawn] 
450YB     [Withdrawn] 
450B     Page 150, line 21, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  A copy of each state of the environment report shall be kept available for the appropriate period by the Mayor for inspection by any person on request free of charge at the principal offices of the Authority at reasonable hours.
 
    (  )  A copy of each state of the environment report, or any part of such a report, shall be supplied to any person on request during the appropriate period for such reasonable fee as the Mayor may determine.
 
    (  )  In this section "the appropriate period" in the case of any state of the environment report is the period of six years beginning with the date of publication of that report pursuant to this section.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
450C     Page 150, line 21, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Information under subsection (5) shall include information distinguishing between different types of vehicle.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
450D     Page 150, line 21, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  For the purposes of subsection (3)(g) above, information about waste means--
    (a)  domestic waste production, recycling and disposal; and
    (b)  non-domestic waste production, recycling and disposal")
 
450E     Page 150, line 21, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The Mayor shall publish an action plan for London on the basis of the state of the environment report.")
 
450F     Page 150, line 21, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  For the purposes of subsection (3)(a) above, information about air quality etc. means information about--
    (a)  benzene,
    (b)  1,3-butadiene,
    (c)  carbon monoxide,
    (d)  lead,
    (e)  nitrogen dioxide,
    (f)  ozone,
    (g)  fine particles (PM2.5--PM10),
    (h)  sulphur dioxide, and
    (j)  any other emissions which the Environment Strategy Group shall from time to time consider necessary and appropriate.")
 
  
After Clause 281
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
450G     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  There shall be an unincorporated body of persons to be known as the Environment Strategy Group for London.
 
    (2)  The Environment Strategy Group shall have--
    (a) the function of providing advice to the Mayor on the contents and implementation of--
          (i) the "state of the environment report";
          (ii) the "municipal waste management strategy";
          (iii) "the London Biodiversity Action Plan",
          (iv) the "London air quality strategy";
          (v) the "London ambient noise strategy"; and
          (vi) the "London water action plan", and
    (b) such other functions as may be conferred or imposed on, or made exercisable by, them by or under any other enactment, whenever passed or made.
    (3)  The Environment Strategy Group shall formulate and submit to the Mayor--
    (a) a draft "state of the environment report";
    (b) a draft "municipal waste management strategy";
    (c) a draft "London air quality strategy";
    (d) a draft "London ambient noise strategy"; and
    (e) a draft "London water action plan".")
Environment Strategy Group for London.
  
Clause 282
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
450H     Page 150, line 23, leave out ("to be known as the "London Biodiversity Action Plan"") and insert ("dealing with the matters provided by subsection (2) (in this section called "the London Biodiversity Action Plan")") 
450J     Page 150, line 29, after ("promotion") insert ("including performance indicators") 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
450K     Page 150, line 40, leave out ("Commission") and insert ("Agency") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
450KA     Page 150, line 40, after ("Commission") insert--
    ("(  )  the Environment Strategy Group")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
450L     Page 150, line 41, at end insert (", and
    (  )  such non-governmental organisations as the Mayor considers appropriate")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
450M     Page 150, line 41, at end insert--
    ("(  )  the environmental strategy group,
    (  )  the London Ecology Unit,
    (  )  the London Wildlife Trust,
    (  )  the RSPB, and
    (  )  the Groundwork Foundation")
 
450N     Page 151, line 8, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The Mayor shall publish any plan within one year of the first ordinary election and subsequently every two years.")
 
  
After Clause 282
 
  
BY THE LORD CLINTON-DAVIS
 
451     Insert the following new Clause-- 



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    ("  .--(1)  The Mayor shall prepare and publish a document to be known as the "River Thames Strategy".
 
    (2)  The River Thames Strategy shall contain the Mayor's proposals and policies for the use, enhancement and protection of the river and
riverside known as the "Thames Policy Area".
 
     (3)  In preparing the Strategy the Mayor shall seek to promote and encourage holistic and integrated approaches to the strategically significant features of the river including--
    (a)  river transport,
    (b)  river economy,
    (c)  river ecology and wildlife habitats,
    (d)  river heritage and the built environment,
    (e)  recreation and leisure, and
    (f)  public access, amenity and open spaces,
and the River Thames Strategy may contain such other proposals and policies relating to the River Thames as the Mayor may consider appropriate.
 
    (4)  The River Thames Strategy shall contain information about--
    (a)  the measures that are to be taken for the implementation of the River Thames Strategy by the Authority, Transport for London, and the London Development Agency; and
    (b)  the measures that other persons or bodies are to be encouraged to take by the Mayor.
    (5)  In preparing or revising the River Thames Strategy the Mayor shall consult--
    (a)  the Port of London Authority,
    (c)  the Environment Agency,
    (d)  each riparian London borough council,
    (e)  the Common Council,
 
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    (f)  British Waterways, and
 
 
    (g)  any other person or body whom the Mayor considers it is appropriate to consult.")
River Thames Strategy.
  
BY THE LORD LUKE
THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
[As amendments to amendment 451]
 
451YA     Line 6, at end insert (", and
    (b)  the promotion of the use of transport on the Thames by tourists.")
 
451YAA     Line 31, after ("Waterways,") insert--
    ("(  )  the London Tourist Board,
    (  )  the British Tourist Authority,")
 
  
Clause 283
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
451ZAA     Page 151, line 10, leave out ("to be known as "the municipal waste management strategy"") and insert ("dealing with the matters provided by subsection (2) (in this section called "the municipal waste management strategy")") 
451ZAB     [Withdrawn] 
451ZAC     [Withdrawn] 
451ZAD     [Withdrawn] 
451ZAE     [Withdrawn] 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
451ZAF     Page 151, line 13, after ("policies") insert ("and an action plan") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
451ZAG     Page 151, line 13, after second ("the") insert ("minimisation,") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
451A     Page 151, line 14, after ("treatment") insert (", transportation") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
451B     Page 151, line 14, leave out ("municipal") 
451C     Page 151, line 15, leave out ("municipal") 
451D     [Withdrawn] 
451E     [Withdrawn] 
451F     [Withdrawn] 
451G     [Withdrawn] 
451H     [Withdrawn] 
451J     [Withdrawn] 
451K     [Withdrawn] 
451L     [Withdrawn] 
451M     [Withdrawn] 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
451N     Page 151, line 30, at end insert--
    ("(  )  such non-governmental organisations as the Mayor considers appropriate,")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
451P     Page 151, line 31, at end insert--
    ("(  )  waste collection authorities in Greater London")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
451Q     Page 151, line 39, leave out ("or disposal") and insert ("disposal, handling or transportation") 
451R     [Renumbered as amendment 450KA] 
451S     [Withdrawn] 
451T     [Withdrawn] 
451U     [Withdrawn] 
451V     [Withdrawn] 
451W     [Withdrawn] 
451X     [Withdrawn] 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 283 stand part of the Bill. 
 
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