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Schedule 21
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
354A     Page 277, line 31, leave out ("twelve") and insert ("six") 
354B     Page 277, line 32, at end insert--
    ("(aa)  six shall be persons appointed by a joint committee of the London boroughs under paragraph 2A,")
 
354C     Page 277, line 38, leave out ("members of the London Assembly") 
354D     Page 277, line 39, at end insert ("and paragraph 2A") 
354E     Page 277, line 42, at end insert--
 
    ("(3)  One half of the number provided for under paragraph (1)(2)(a) shall be appointed under paragraph 2 and one half of the number provided for under paragraph (1)(2)(a) shall be appointed under paragraph 2A.
 
    (4)  If the number provided for under paragraph (1)(2)(a) is an odd number then the members appointed under paragraph 2 shall be greater in number by one than the members appointed under paragraph 2A.")
 
354F     Page 277, line 45, leave out ("Mayor of London") and insert ("London Assembly") 
354G     Page 278, leave out lines 1 to 3 
354H     Page 278, line 4, leave out from beginning to ("shall") in line 5 and insert ("The Chair of the London Assembly") 
354J     Page 278, line 6, leave out ("he") and insert ("it") 
354K     Page 278, line 7, at end insert--
 
    ("2A.--(1)  The members of the Metropolitan Police Authority referred to in paragraph 1(3) shall be appointed by a joint committee consisting of persons appointed by the London boroughs from among their own members.
 
    (2)  The number of members of the joint committee, and the number of those members to be appointed by each London borough, shall be such as the boroughs may agree or, in the absence of agreement, as may be determined by the Secretary of State.
 
    (3)  The joint committee shall exercise its powers to appoint members of the Metropolitan Police Authority under this paragraph so as to ensure that, so far as practicable, the members for whose appointment it is responsible reflect the balance of parties for the time being prevailing among the members of the London boroughs taken as a whole.")
 
354L     Page 278, line 16, at end insert--
 
    ("3A.  The members of the Metropolitan Police Authority shall exercise their powers to appoint members under paragraph 3(3)(a) so as to ensure that, so far as is practicable, where members for whose appointments they are responsible are members of political parties, their numbers reflect the balance of parties for the time being prevailing among members of the London Assembly.")
 
354M     Page 279, line 8, at end insert--
 
    ("(5)  A panel or joint committee shall exercise its power to appoint members of the Metropolitan Police Authority under sub-paragraph (2) or (3) so as to ensure that, so far as is practicable, where members for whose appointments they are responsible are members of political parties, their numbers reflect the balance of parties for the time being prevailing among members of the London Assembly.")
 
  
Schedule 22
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
354N     Page 292, line 30, at end insert-- 
 ("Pensions liabilities 
     .  After section 14 of the Police Act 1996 there shall be inserted-- 
 ("Pensions liabilities of Metropolitan Police Authority. 14A.  The liabilities of the Metropolitan Police Authority in relation to pensions being paid subject to regulations made under the Police Pensions Act 1976 to or in respect of persons who, having served as members of police forces, have ceased so to serve, shall be met out of moneys provided by Parliament.".") 
354P     Page 298, line 36, leave out paragraph 98 
  
Clause 258
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
355     Page 138, line 27, at end insert ("and shall have the same duties as its predecessor Authority") 
356     Page 139, line 24, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In the provision of its services the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority will not pursue reclamation of the costs of a call-out of the fire service for services which are not related to the suppression of a fire.")
 
  
After Clause 258
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
357     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  The London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority shall provide annually, within three months of the end of its financial year, a report to the Authority which sets out its performance in fulfilling its functions, its financial report and any Audit Commission recommendations with regard to its performance.")London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority:
annual report.
  
Schedule 23
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
358     Page 303, line 21, at end insert ("; or
    (d)  is otherwise disqualified for any reason mentioned in section 20 (1)")
 
  
Clause 264
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
358A     Page 141, line 6, after ("shall") insert (", after consultation with the Common Council and the London Boroughs,") 
359     Page 141, line 6, after ("document") insert ("based on the boroughs' views") 
360     Page 141, line 7, leave out (""spatial") and insert (""London") 
361     Page 141, line 8, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
362     Page 141, line 9, leave out ("spatial") 
363     Page 141, line 10, leave out ("spatial") 
364     Page 141, line 11, leave out ("includes") and insert ("comprises") 
365     Page 141, line 13, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
366     Page 141, line 14, leave out ("in relation to spatial development") 
367     Page 141, line 22, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
368     Page 141, line 26, at end insert ("provided that it has a significant effect greater than the area of a single London borough") 
369     Page 141, line 27, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
370     Page 141, line 30, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
371     Page 141, line 30, leave out ("for different cases or") 
372     Page 141, line 31, at end insert--
 
    ("(9)  The spatial development strategy shall include policies in respect of--
    (a)  the conservation of those parts of London which are not developed;
    (b)  the improvement of the physical environment, including the quality of development and the regeneration of brownfield sites.")
 
372A     Page 141, line 31, at end insert--
 
    ("(9)  The spatial development strategy shall include policies in respect of--
    (a)  the conservation of the natural beauty and amenity of London;
    (b)  the improvement of the physical environment, including the quality of development, and the regeneration of brownfield sites.")
 
  
Clause 265
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
373     Page 141, line 32, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
374     Page 141, line 34, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
375     Page 141, line 35, leave out ("and") 
376     Page 141, line 35, at end insert (", the London Boroughs and such persons representative of business, professional, environmental, transport and local interests as he consider appropriate") 
377     Page 141, line 37, leave out ("the Assembly and the functional bodies") and insert ("those persons and bodies") 
378     Page 141, line 39, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
379     Page 141, line 41, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
380     Page 141, line 41, at end insert ("which shall include an environmental assessment of the proposed development strategy") 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
 
381     Page 142, line 1, after ("inspection") insert ("on the internet and") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
381A     Page 142, line 8, at end insert ("; and
    (f)  prepare an environmental assessment of the proposed spatial development strategy")
 
382     Page 142, line 27, after second ("period") insert ("which shall not be less than six weeks from the date that copies are made available under subsection (2) above") 
  
Clause 266
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
383     Page 142, line 30, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
384     Page 142, line 32, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
385     Page 142, line 33, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
386     Page 142, line 37, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
387     Page 142, line 39, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
  
Clause 267
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
388     Page 142, line 42, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
389     Page 142, line 42, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
390     Page 142, line 43, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
391     Page 142, line 44, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
391A     Page 143, line 5, leave out ("findings") and insert ("recommendations") 
392     Page 143, line 5, after ("findings") insert ("and recommendations") 
393     Page 143, line 10, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
394     Page 143, line 21, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
395     Page 143, line 26, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
396     Page 143, line 29, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
397     Page 143, line 30, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
398     Page 143, line 35, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
399     Page 143, line 39, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
  
Clause 268
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
400     Page 144, line 1, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
401     Page 144, line 2, leave out from ("shall") to ("cause") 
402     Page 144, line 9, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
402A     Page 144, line 13, leave out ("findings") and insert ("recommendations") 
403     Page 144, line 13, after ("findings") insert ("and recommendations") 
  
Clause 269
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
404     Page 144, line 31, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
405     Page 144, line 33, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
  
Clause 270
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
406     Page 144, line 39, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
  
Clause 271
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
407     Page 145, line 1, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
408     Page 145, line 4, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
  
Clause 272
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
409     Page 145, line 7, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
410     Page 145, line 8, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
411     Page 145, line 11, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
412     Page 145, line 13, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
413     Page 145, line 13, at end insert--
 
    ("(3)  The Secretary of State may only exercise the power in subsection (2) above if, and in so far as, it appears to him--
    (a)  that the spatial development strategy is inconsistent with current national or regional policies, or
    (b)  that it is expedient to do so for the purpose of avoiding any detriment to the interests of an area outside Greater London.")
 
414     Page 145, line 16, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
415     Page 145, line 17, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
416     Page 145, line 18, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
417     Page 145, line 19, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
418     Page 145, line 20, leave out ("spatial") and insert ("London") 
 
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