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Greater London Authority Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Second Marshalled List of Amendments to the Greater London Authority Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

 The amendments have been marshalled in accordance with the instruction of 26th May 1999, as follows--  
 Clauses 25 to 30
Schedule 4
Clauses 31 to 72
Schedule 5
Clauses 73 to 83
Schedule 6
Clauses 84 to 118
Schedule 7
Clauses 119 to 133
Schedule 8
Clauses 134 to 136
Schedule 9
Clauses 137 and 176
Schedules 10 and 111
Clauses 177 to 194
Schedule 12
Clauses 195 to 197
Schedule 13
Clauses 198 and 199
Schedule 14
Clauses 200 to 202
Schedule 15
Clause 203
Schedule 16
Clause 204
Schedule 17
Clauses 205 to 228
Schedule 18
Clause 229
Schedule 19
Clauses 230 to 242
Schedule 20
Clause 243
Schedule 21
Clauses 244 to 257
Schedule 22
Clause 258
Schedules 23 and 24
Clauses 259 to 300
Schedule 25
Clauses 301 to 320
Schedule 26
Clauses 321 to 328
Schedule 27
Clauses 329 and 330
 
 [Amendments marked * are new or have been altered] 
Amendment
No.
 
  
Clause 25
 
  
BY THE LORD MORRIS OF MANCHESTER
THE LORD SWINFEN
 
69A     Page 14, line 18, at beginning insert ("Subject to sections 228(4) and 229(3)") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
70     Page 14, line 18, leave out from ("have") to end of line 19 and insert ("the powers conferred by this Act") 
71     Page 14, line 19, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In furthering its purposes the Authority shall act in co-operation with the London boroughs and the Common Council.")
 
72     Page 14, line 24, leave out paragraph (b) 
73     Page 14, line 25, after ("environment") insert ("and quality of life") 
  
BY THE LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY
THE LORD ARCHER OF WESTON-SUPER-MARE
THE LORD DHOLAKIA
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
 
74     Page 14, line 25, at end insert ("; and
    (d)  promoting the elimination of unjustifiable discrimination with regard to gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, age and religion in Greater London")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
75     Page 14, line 26, leave out subsection (3) 
76     Page 14, line 28, after ("to") insert ("any national policy for the time being in force and") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
77     Page 14, line 38, after ("in") insert ("Greater London and") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
78     Page 14, line 39, leave out subsection (5) 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
79     Page 14, line 43, at end insert ("Greater London and") 
80     Page 15, line 4, leave out subsections (7) to (9) 
81     Page 15, line 4, leave out ("Secretary of State") and insert ("Assembly") 
82     Page 15, line 4, leave out ("Authority") and insert ("Mayor") 
83     Page 15, line 5, leave out ("Authority") and insert ("Mayor") 
84     Page 15, line 5, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In determining whether to issue guidance under subsection (7) above the Secretary of State shall have regard to the views of--
    (a)  the Mayor,
    (b)  the Assembly,
    (c)  the London borough councils,
    (d)  the Common Council, and
    (e)  bodies of each of the descriptions specified in section 27(3).")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
 
85     Page 15, line 6, leave out subsection (8) 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
86     Page 15, line 6, leave out ("Authority") and insert ("Mayor") 
87     Page 15, line 8, leave out subsection (9) 
  
Clause 26
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
88     Page 15, line 23, at end insert ("(excluding further education)") 
89     Page 15, line 25, leave out paragraph (d) 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
 
90     Page 16, line 6, leave out paragraph (b) 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
 
91     Page 16, line 7, leave out subsection (8) 
92     Page 16, line 9, leave out subsection (9) 
  
Clause 27
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
92A     Page 16, line 14, leave out from ("Authority") to end of line 15 and insert ("considers appropriate having regard to the impact of the exercise by the Authority of its functions on all applicable interests") 
93     Page 16, line 24, at end insert--
    ("(  )  statutory bodies some or all of whose responsibilities are concerned with the whole or part of Greater London;")
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
THE BARONESS DARCY DE KNAYTH
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
94     Page 16, line 28, at end insert--
    ("(  )  organisations of disabled and older people;")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
94A     Page 16, line 28, at end insert--
    ("(  )  a London Civic Forum;")
 
  
BY THE LORD QUIRK
 
95     Page 16, line 30, at end insert--
    ("(e)  bodies which represent educational and training interests")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
96     Page 16, line 37, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In determining what consultation (if any) is appropriate under subsection (1) above, the Authority shall have regard to consultation undertaken in the preparation or revision of any applicable strategy.")
 
  
Clause 28
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
97     Page 17, line 1, leave out subsection (2) 
  
Clause 29
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
98     [Withdrawn] 
98A     Page 17, line 9, leave out paragraphs (b) and (c) 
  
After Clause 29
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
99     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  In the exercise of its functions, the Authority shall seek to obtain best value for money.")Value for Money.
  
Clause 31
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
100     Page 18, line 11, at end insert--
    ("(  )  the Assembly;")
 
101     Page 18, line 16, at end insert (", with its agreement") 
102     Page 18, line 16, at end insert--
 
(" with their agreement.")
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
 
103     Page 18, line 27, leave out from ("subsection") to end of line 
104     Page 18, line 40, at end insert (", subject to any contractual notice required") 
105     Page 18, line 41, leave out subsection (8) 
  
Clause 33
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
106     Page 19, line 26, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
107     Page 19, line 36, at end insert (", and
    (  )  the health strategy prepared and published under section (The Health Strategy Group for London).")
 
  
BY THE LORD CLINTON-DAVIS
 
108     Page 19, line 36, at end insert (", and
    (  )  the strategy for the River Thames prepared and published under section (River Thames Strategy) below.")
 
  
BY THE LORD GRAHAM OF EDMONTON
 
109     Page 19, line 36, at end insert--
    ("(  )  Each of the above strategies shall include specified performance indicators and targets by reference to which the progress of each strategy may be measured pursuant to section 25(1).")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
110     Page 19, line 39, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Each of the said strategies shall include specific performance indicators and targets by reference to which it is proposed that the success of each strategy may be measured.")
 
110A*     Page 19, line 39, at end insert--
 
    ("(2B)  As soon as practicable after being elected or re-elected as Mayor, the Mayor shall prepare and publish a document to be known as "the Mayor's general statement" for the purpose of indicating how the consistency required in subsection (5)(b) below is to be achieved.
 
    (2C)  The Mayor's general statement prepared under subsection (2B) above shall contain a broad indication of the Mayor's proposals and policies for each of the strategies mentioned in subsection (1) above.")
 
  
BY THE LORD GRAHAM OF EDMONTON
 
111     Page 19, line 42, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In preparing or revising any strategy mentioned in subsection (1) the Mayor shall carry out and have regard to a sustainability appraisal of the strategy.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
112     Page 19, line 45, at beginning insert ("all") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
113     Page 20, line 7, leave out paragraph (a) and insert--
    ("(a)  the need to ensure that the strategy is consistent with international obligations;
    (aa)  national policy;")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
114     Page 20, line 7, leave out from beginning to ("national") 
115     Page 20, line 8, leave out ("with") 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
 
116     Page 20, line 8, leave out from ("with") to end of line 9 and insert ("any international obligations;") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
117     Page 20, line 10, leave out paragraph (b) 
118     Page 20, line 11, at end insert--
    ("(  )  the need to undertake a sustainability appraisal;")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
119     Page 20, line 13, after second ("the") insert ("safe and environmentally beneficial") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
119A*     Page 20, line 15, at end insert ("and waste") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
120     Page 20, line 15, at end insert ("; and
    (  )  the views of such organisations representative of business as the Mayor considers it appropriate to consult having regard to the impact of his strategy on business")
 
121     Page 20, line 15, at end insert ("; and
    (  )  compliance costs for business and the impact on employment in London")
 
122     Page 20, line 15, at end insert ("; and
    (  )  public safety including the needs of the ambulance, fire and civil defence services")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES
 
122A*     Page 20, line 30, at end insert ("and
    (c)  to promote the prevention of crime and the promotion of community safety in Greater London,")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
122B     Page 20, line 34, leave out subsection (8) 
  
After Clause 33
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
123     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  There shall be a Health Strategy Group for London.
 
    (2)  The Health Strategy Group for London shall have--
    (a)  the function of providing advice to the Mayor on the contents and implementation of the health strategy; 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 Health Strategy Group for London shall formulate and submit to the Mayor and Assembly a draft strategy containing proposed policies with respect to health in Greater London.
 
    (4)  As soon as reasonably practicable after the draft strategy has been submitted, the Mayor and Assembly shall prepare and publish a document to be known as the "health strategy".
 
    (5)  The Health Strategy Group for London shall keep the health strategy under review and may submit proposed revisions of it to the Mayor.")
The Health Strategy Group for London.
124     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  There shall be a Further Education Strategy Group for London.
 
    (2)  The Further Education Strategy Group for London shall have--
    (a)  the function of providing advice to the Mayor on the contents and implementation of the further education strategy; 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 Further Education Strategy Group for London shall formulate and submit to the Mayor and Assembly a draft strategy containing proposed policies with respect to further education in Greater London.
 
    (4)  As soon as reasonably practicable after the draft strategy has been submitted, the Mayor and Assembly shall prepare and publish a document to be known as the "further education strategy".
 
    (5)  The Further Education Strategy Group for London shall keep the further education strategy under review and may submit proposed revisions of it to the Mayor.")
The Further Education Strategy Group for London.
 
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