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

Here you can browse the Fifth 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--  
 Clause 133
Schedule 8
Clauses 134 to 136
Schedule 9
Clauses 137 and 176
Schedules 10 and 11
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 133
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
THE BARONESS DARCY DE KNAYTH
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
250     Page 72, line 4, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Transport for London shall secure the provision of transport services that enable disabled people to have access to the same level of services as all passengers.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
250ZA     Page 72, line 11, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Transport for London may, with the approval of the Mayor and Assembly, borrow money for investing in transport in Greater London.")
 
  
Schedule 8
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
250A     Page 206, line 13, leave out ("its functions under this Act") and insert ("any of its functions") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
250B     Page 206, line 15, after ("to") insert ("sub-paragraph (1A) and") 
250C     Page 206, line 17, at end insert--
 
    ("(1A)  Any appointment made under sub-paragraph (1) above shall be subject to the approval of the Assembly by a simple majority.")
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
THE BARONESS DARCY DE KNAYTH
THE LORD MORRIS OF MANCHESTER
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
251     Page 206, line 32, at end insert--
 
    ("(3A)  The Mayor shall appoint as members of Transport for London--
    (a)  a person who has personal experience of being a disabled person; and
    (b)  a person who is an older person.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
251A     Page 206, leave out line 34 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
251AA*     Page 206, leave out line 36 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
251B     Page 206, line 46, after ("Mayor") insert ("and Assembly") 
251C     Page 207, line 1, after ("Mayor") insert (", subject to the approval of the Assembly by a simple majority,") 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
THE LORD MORRIS OF MANCHESTER
THE BARONESS DARCY DE KNAYTH
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
252     Page 207, line 2, at end insert-- 
 ("Disabled and older persons' forum 
       .  The members of Transport for London appointed pursuant to paragraph 2(3A) shall be supported and informed by a forum consisting of representatives of disabled and older people.") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
252A     Page 207, line 4, after ("Mayor") insert ("and Assembly") 
252B     Page 207, leave out lines 8 and 9 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
 
253     Page 209, line 22, leave out ("not") 
254     Page 209, leave out line 26 
  
Clause 134
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
254A     Page 72, line 14, after ("Mayor") insert ("and Assembly") 
254AA     Page 72, line 24, leave out ("perform") and insert ("exercise") 
254AB     Page 72, line 28, at end insert ("and if none is nominated then to the chairman, or if the Mayor is chairman then to the deputy chairman.") 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
254AC     Page 72, line 28, at end insert--
 
    ("(5)  In exercising his powers of direction over Transport for London, the Mayor shall be under a duty to ensure that Transport for London operates in a manner which represents value for money and therefore that Transport for London is not subjected to changes of policy from year to year of such a degree as to disrupt its long-term investment and expenditure planning, save in any case where continuity in policy would be manifestly unreasonable on grounds of economy.")
 
  
Clause 135
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
254B     Page 72, line 33, after ("level") insert (", affordability") 
254BA     Page 72, line 39, after ("operation") insert ("and capacity") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE VISCOUNT CRAIGAVON
 
254C     Page 72, line 39, after ("operation;") insert--
    ("(  )  the provision of interchange facilities between different passenger modes and cycling;")
 
  
BY THE EARL OF CLANCARTY
 
254D     Page 72, line 41, at end insert--
    ("(d)  the general structure of penalty fares")
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
 
255     Page 72, line 41, at end insert--
 
    ("(3)  In exercising his powers under section 133(1) above to determine the matters specified in subsection (2)(a) above, the Mayor shall ensure that the general level of fares to be charged for public passenger transport services by Transport for London at any time after this Act comes into force is no more than the general level 12 months previous to that time increased by a percentage equal to the control rate.
 
    (4)  In subsection (3) above the control rate shall be at any time the number of percentage points by which the most recently available figure for the retail prices index has increased on the retail prices index for the month 12 months previous to that figure, less the factor X.
 
    (5)  In subsection 4 above--
    (a)  the retail prices index" is the general index of retail prices (for all items) published by the Office for National Statistics, and if that index is not published for a month which is relevant for the provisions of this section then this section shall be construed as referring to any substitute index or index figures published by that Office; and
    (b)  the factor X" shall, prior to 1 April 2002, be equivalent to two percentage points, and on or after 1 April 2002 shall be equivalent to four percentage points.")
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
255A     Transpose Clause 135 to after Clause 143 
  
After Clause 135
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
 
256     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  With effect from the appointed day, Transport for London shall introduce, or procure or facilitate the introduction of, a means by which passengers shall be able to make journeys in Greater London using more than one public passenger transport service having purchased only a single ticket; such ticket shall be a voucher or an electronic card or such other system as appears to Transport for London to be the most reliable, economic and efficient means to effect such journeys.
 
    (2)  The Mayor may issue regulations under this subsection as to the day on which subsection (1) above shall come into effect, provided that the appointed day within that subsection shall be no later than the fifth anniversary of this Act coming into force.")
Introduction of single ticket for journeys in Greater London.
  
Clause 136
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
256A     Page 72, line 43, leave out subsection (1) 
  
BY THE LORD BERKELEY
 
256AA     Page 72, line 44, at end insert ("and these services may include rail, underground, light railway, bus, coach, cycle, air or water transport or any other type of public transport") 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
256B     Page 73, line 4, at end insert ("or
    (  )  carrying on such activities together with activities which Transport for London does not have power to carry on.")
 
256BA     Page 73, line 8, leave out ("for the provision by that person") and insert ("with respect to the provision or financing") 
256C     Page 73, line 30, leave out subsection (6) 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
256CA     Page 73, line 37, after ("economy") insert (", effectiveness") 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
256D     Page 74, line 11, leave out ("subsection (6) above or section") and insert ("section (Provision of public passenger transport)(1) or") 
256E     Page 74, line 29, leave out ("exercise and performance of its functions under this Act") and insert ("discharge by Transport for London of any of its functions") 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
 
257     Page 74, line 31, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Transport for London may not acquire any interest in a company whose shares are quoted on a recognised stock exchange (within the meaning of section 841 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988) or traded on any public market (any such company being in this section a "quoted company").
 
    (  ) Where Transport for London acquires an interest in a company which subsequently becomes a quoted company then it shall be permitted such period of time as is reasonable in all the circumstances (being a period not exceeding 2 years beginning on the day when such company first becomes a quoted company) to dispose of such holding for the best price as may be obtainable, and during such period such company shall not be regarded for the purposes of this Part as a company in which Transport for London holds an interest.")
 
258     Page 74, line 31, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  For the avoidance of doubt, Transport for London may only procure any goods and services of a cost in excess of £10,000 (either individually or in aggregate over any twelve month period) from persons after a process of competitive tendering has taken place, such tenders in an abbreviated form to be available for inspection by members of the public following the conclusion of the tendering process.")
 
  
After Clause 136
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
258A     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  For the purpose of enabling any person to carry on any activities for which provision is made by an agreement under section 136(3) or (4) above, the Mayor may by order provide for any functions of Transport for London under any statutory provision to be exercisable by that person (whether to the exclusion of or concurrently with Transport for London).
 
    (2)  An order under this section may--
    (a)  provide for the functions to cease to be so exercisable when the activities cease to be carried on by that person (whether by reason of the expiry or termination of the agreement or otherwise); and
    (b)  make such supplementary, incidental and consequential provision as the Mayor considers expedient.
    (3)  The power of the Mayor to make an order under this section includes a power exercisable by order to revoke, amend or re-enact any such order.
 
    (4)  An order made by the Mayor under this section shall not have effect unless and until it is confirmed by an order made by the Secretary of State.
 
    (5)  This section does not apply to any function of Transport for London under this Act or any other statutory provision specifically amended by any provision of this Act.
 
    (6)  Any reference in this section to Transport for London includes a reference to a subsidiary of Transport for London.")
Power of Mayor to transfer functions.
 
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