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

Here you can browse the Supplement (b) to the Fourth Marshalled List of Amendments to the Greater London Authority Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 134
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
     Page 72, line 24, leave out ("perform") and insert ("exercise") 
     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
 
     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
 
     Page 72, line 39, after ("operation") insert ("and capacity") 
  
Clause 136
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
     Page 73, line 37, after ("economy") insert ("effectiveness") 
  
Schedule 9
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
     Page 210, line 37, at end insert ("including bicycles") 
  
Clause 137
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
     Page 74, line 46, leave out ("reasonably") 
  
After Clause 164
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  Without prejudice to their general duty under section 123 of this Act, it shall be the special duty of Transport for London--
    (a)  to review as soon as may be, and subsequently keep under review, the railway passenger services provided by franchise operators for meeting the needs of persons travelling between places in London or between places in London and places outside that area but within fifteen miles from the GLA boundary; and
    (b)  to enter into such agreements with franchise operators and the Franchising Director as the Mayor may approve for securing that the franchise operators and the Franchising Director provide such railway passenger services as the Mayor decides to be necessary to ensure that such services make a proper contribution towards the provision for London of such a system of transport as is referred to in section 123(1) of this Act.
    (2)  The franchise operators and Franchising Director shall furnish Transport for London with any information which Transport for London may reasonably require for the purposes of the discharge of its functions under subsection (1) of this section.
 
    (3)  Any agreement under this section may include provision for the making of payments by Transport for London to franchise operators in respect of the railway passenger services provided by franchise operators in pursuance of the agreement.
 
    (4)  Before entering any agreement under this section, Transport for London shall send a copy of the proposed agreement to the Minister; but a failure to comply with this subsection shall not affect the validity of the agreement.
 
    (5)  If any dispute arises between Transport for London, the Franchising Director and the franchise operators in connection with the provision of subsections (1) or (2) of this section, any of them may require the dispute to be referred to the Minister for determination, and any agreement under the said subsection (1) may include provision for any dispute in connection with the agreement to be so referred, and where any dispute is referred to the Minister under or by virtue of this subsection, the Minister may give such directions to Transport for London, the Franchising Director and the franchise operators with respect to the dispute as he thinks fit.
 
    (6)  The Minister may, with the approval of the Treasury and in any particular case he considers it proper to do so, make grants to Transport for London towards any expenditure incurred by Transport for London by reason of any agreement entered into under subsection (1)(b) of this section.")
Arrangements with franchise operators.
  
Clause 165
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 165 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 181
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
[In substitution for amendment 281]
 
     Page 97, line 8, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  For the avoidance of doubt, in discharging those functions the PPP arbiter shall be acting as an expert and not as an arbitrator under the Arbitration Acts.")
 
  
Clause 212
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
     Page 114, line 36, at end insert ("outside the City of London") 
     Page 114, line 37, leave out subsection (3) 
  
Clause 221
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
     Page 121, line 18, after ("road") insert ("outside the City of London") 
     Page 121, line 20, after second ("road") insert ("outside the City of London") 
  
Clause 224
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
     Page 123, line 7, at end insert ("but this section shall not take effect to oust the general authority, powers or responsibilities of any London borough council under the Town and Country Planning Acts, or any other enactment or enactments, including this Act, and shall apply only to any act or proposed act by or on behalf of a London borough council as it would affect the flow of traffic along or the maintenance and upkeep of any of the roads referred to above.") 
 
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