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Clause 299
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
452YA     Page 158, line 4, leave out ("On the establishment of the Authority") 
452ZA     Page 158, line 6, leave out ("shall cease to exist") and insert ("is abolished by this section") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
452ZAA*       Leave out Clause 299 and insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  . The Mayor shall establish an Environmental Strategy Group to replace the London Ecology Committee within six months of the first ordinary election.
 
    (  )  The aforementioned committee shall comprise appropriate professionals from recognised authoritative bodies.")
Environmental Strategy Group.
  
Schedule 25
 
  
BY THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
THE LORD LUKE
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
452A     Page 316, line 16, leave out from ("of") to end of line 18 and insert ("an even number of members numbering between 12 and 18.
 
    (  )  Half plus one of the members shall be appointed by bodies concerned with such relevant matters as the Mayor and Assembly, acting together, consider appropriate.
 
    (  )  The remaining members shall be appointed by the Mayor.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
 
452AA*     Page 316, line 20, leave out ("representatives of") and insert ("selected from") 
  
BY THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
THE LORD LUKE
 
452B     Page 316, line 23, at end insert ("; or
    (c)  who represent relevant tourism bodies including the London Tourist Board.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
452YC     Page 316, line 24, after ("consult") insert ("the Assembly and") 
452ZC     Page 316, line 27, after ("Mayor") insert ("and Assembly") 
452ZD     Page 316, line 29, at end insert--
 
    ("(7)  In sub-paragraph (4) above "such bodies" shall include bodies with knowledge and experience in the arts, film, heritage, libraries, local government, the lottery, museums, royal parks, sport and tourism.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
THE LORD LUKE
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
452C     Page 316, line 29, at end insert-- 
 ("Chairman 
     .--(1)  The Cultural Strategy Group shall at each annual meeting appoint a chairman from amongst its members.
 
    (2)  The appointment under sub-paragraph (1) shall be the first business transacted at the meeting.
 
    (3)  On a casual vacancy occurring in the office of chairman, an appointment to fill the vacancy shall be made--
    (a)  at the next meeting of the Cultural Strategy Group, or
    (b)  if that meeting is held within fourteen days after the date on which the vacancy occurs and is not an annual meeting, not later than the following meeting.")
 
452D     Page 316, line 30, leave out paragraph 3 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
452DA     Page 316, line 31, leave out ("The Mayor shall appoint") and insert ("The members of the Cultural Strategy Group for London shall elect") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
452DB*     Page 316, line 34, at beginning insert ("Subject to the following sub-paragraphs,") 
452DC*     Page 316, leave out lines 36 and 37 and insert--
 
    ("(2)  A person shall be appointed to hold office as a member for--
    (a)  a term of four years or a term expiring on his attaining the age of seventy years, whichever is the shorter, or
    (b)  such shorter term as the Mayor may determine in any particular case.")
 
452DD*     Page 316, line 37, at end insert--
 
    ("(2A)  The Mayor may at any time, by giving notice to a member of the Cultural Strategy Group, terminate the member's appointment, if he is satisfied that the member is unable or unfit for any reason to discharge his functions as a member.")
 
452DE*     Page 316, line 38, leave out ("But") 
  
BY THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
THE LORD LUKE
 
452E     Page 316, line 40, at end insert ("except that no person shall serve for more than 8 years as a member of the Cultural Strategy Group") 
452F     Page 316, line 43, at end insert ("in connection with their duties as members of the Cultural Strategy Group") 
  
BY THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
THE LORD LUKE
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
 
452G     Page 317, line 8, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
 
452GA*     Page 317, line 9, leave out ("towards defraying") and insert ("to defray") 
452H     [Withdrawn] 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
452HA     Page 317, line 18, leave out ("appointment") and insert ("election") 
452HB*     Page 317, line 19, at end insert--
 
    ("(3)  The Cultural Strategy Group for London may establish such committee or committees comprised of such persons for such purposes and on such terms as it may determine.")
 
  
Clause 301
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
452TJ     Page 158, line 21, after ("Mayor") insert ("and Assembly") 
452UJ     Page 158, line 24, after first ("Mayor") insert ("and Assembly") 
452VJ     Page 158, line 24, after second ("Mayor") insert ("and Assembly") 
452WJ     Page 158, line 27, after ("Mayor") insert ("and Assembly") 
452XJ     Page 158, line 28, leave out ("considers") and insert ("and Assembly consider") 
452YJ     Page 158, line 30, at end insert ("and Assembly") 
452ZJ     Page 158, line 33, after ("tourism") insert ("(including visits for conferences)") 
  
BY THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
THE LORD LUKE
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
 
452J     Page 158, line 33, at end insert--
    ("(  )  open space and outdoor recreation;")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
452K     Page 158, line 37, at end insert--
    ("(  )  parks, landscapes and gardens")
 
  
BY THE LORD TEVIOT
THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
 
453     Page 158, line 39, at end insert--
    ("(  )  archives;")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
THE LORD PUTTNAM
 
453ZA*     Page 159, line 2, leave out ("production") and insert (", music") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
453A     Page 159, line 2, at end insert--
 
    ("(5A)  The culture strategy may include proposals for the education of the public in each of the matters specified in subsection (5) above.")
 
453B     Page 159, line 3, after ("Mayor") insert ("and Assembly") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
453BA*     Page 159, line 5, after ("such") insert ("reasonable") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
453C     Page 159, line 7, leave out ("comply with") and insert ("have regard to") 
453D     [Withdrawn] 
453E*     Page 159, line 9, leave out ("revises") and insert ("and Assembly revise") 
453F*     Page 159, line 9, leave out ("otherwise than in response to") and insert ("including any") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
453G*     Page 159, line 17, at end insert--
    ("(c)  the Cultural Strategy Group may, on achieving a two-thirds majority of the Group's members, publish its representations and objections to such revisions.")
 
  
BY THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
THE LORD PUTTNAM
THE LORD BRAGG
 
453H*     Page 159, line 17, at end insert--
 
    ("(9)  In this section, reference to the arts shall include all performing arts, applied arts, fine arts, and other visual, aural and plastic arts, and the policies that may be contained in the culture strategy may extend to the commercial subsidised and voluntary sectors.")
 
  
After Clause 301
 
  
BY THE LORD FREYBERG
THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
THE EARL OF CLANCARTY
 
454     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  The Secretary of State shall by order transfer to the Authority his responsibility for London museums and historic properties in the Authority's area.")Implementation of culture strategy.
  
Clause 302
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
454YA*     Page 159, line 18, leave out ("pay grants") and insert ("grant such financial and other assistance as it thinks fit") 
  
BY THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
THE LORD BRAGG
THE LORD PUTTNAM
 
454ZA*     Page 159, line 19, after ("archive") insert (", theatre, cinema, concert hall, opera house") 
  
BY THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
THE LORD LUKE
 
454A     Page 159, line 19, at end insert ("; and
    (b)  providing or improving public access to or over, or the public enjoyment of, open space, the River Thames and other waterways, and rights of way in or adjacent to Greater London")
 
  
BY THE LORD PONSONBY OF SHULBREDE
THE LORD NEWBY
THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
THE LORD ARMSTRONG OF ILMINSTER
 
455     Page 159, line 19, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The power in subsection (1) shall be exercised so as to support the provision of central facilities to be approved by the Authority for the study and performance of music by young people with musical talent from schools in the London area.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
455QJ       Page 159, line 24, after ("records") insert--
    ("(  )  conditions with respect to the setting of concessionary user charges for certain categories of user;")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
455QJA*     Page 159, line 25, at end insert--
 
    ("(4)  The Authority may arrange for its functions under this section to be exercised by the Cultural Strategy Group.")
 
  
Clause 303
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
455RJ       Page 159, line 27, after ("people") insert ("from within and outside the United Kingdom") 
  
BY THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
THE LORD LUKE
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
 
455UA     Page 159, line 28, leave out paragraph (b) 
  
BY THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
THE LORD LUKE
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
 
455VA     Page 159, line 30, leave out ("tourist amenities and facilities in") and insert ("amenities and facilities for residents and workers in and visitors to") 
  
BY THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
THE LORD LUKE
 
455WA     Page 159, line 31, at end insert ("and
    (d)  to promote Greater London as a centre for the Meetings and Incentives Industry.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
455WAA       Page 159, line 32, after ("shall") insert ("without limiting the provisions of section 28") 
455WAB       Page 160, line 4, after ("people") insert ("from within and outside the United Kingdom") 
455WAC       Page 160, line 5, leave out paragraph (b) 
  
BY THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
THE LORD LUKE
 
455XA     Page 160, line 10, after ("Board") insert ("or Tourism Council") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE VISCOUNT FALKLAND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
455XAA       Page 160, line 33, at end insert--
    ("(aa)  the London Tourist Board;")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS
THE LORD LUKE
 
455YA     Page 160, line 35, leave out ("Tourist Board") and insert ("Tourism Council") 
 
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