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Local Government Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Marshalled List of Amendments to the Local Government Bill to be moved on Third Reading in the House of Lords.

 [Amendments marked * are new or have been altered] 
Amendment
No.
 
  
Clause 2
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE EARL RUSSELL
 
1     Page 3, line 2, at end insert--
 
    ("(7)  The Secretary of State shall prior to the commencement of Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 consult persons appearing to him to represent best value authorities affected by that Part with regard to excluding functions under it pursuant to subsection (5)")
 
  
Clause 4
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
2     Page 3, line 36, leave out ("such persons as he thinks fit.") and insert--
    ("(a)  persons appearing to him to represent the best value authorities concerned, and
    (b)  such other persons (if any) as he thinks fit.")
 
  
Clause 15
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
 
3     Page 11, line 38, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  For the purposes of subsection (11), "urgent" means danger of substantial harm or substantial financial loss to prevent which the Secretary of State considers it necessary not to comply with subsection (9) or (10) as the case may be.")
 
  
After Clause 29
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
4     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  The Secretary of State shall, every three years after this Part comes into force in accordance with section 27, undertake a review of the working of this Part.
 
    (2)  The review shall--
    (a)  examine, quantify and report on any savings and other benefits that have resulted from the implementation of this Part;
    (b)  examine, quantify and report on any additional costs that have arisen in best value authorities as a result of the implementation of this Part; and
    (c)  determine whether the efficiency factors used in the calculation of the Revenue Support Grant each year are still appropriate or require adjustment.
    (3)  Reports under this section shall be placed in the Libraries of both Houses of Parliament.")
Review of the workings of best value authorities.
  
Clause 30
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
 
5     Page 18, line 18, at end insert--
 
    ("(3)  Schedule 1 shall cease to have effect on 1st April 2005 unless previously extended by order made by statutory instrument and laid in draft before, and approved by resolution of, both Houses of Parliament.
 
    (4)  An order laid under subsection (3) shall not apply for a period exceeding five years.
 
    (5)  If an order laid pursuant to subsection (3) is approved, Schedule 1 shall cease to have effect on the date specified in the order subject to any subsequent order or orders approved by both Houses of Parliament none of which shall extend its effect for more than five years.
 
    (6)  Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (3), if Schedule 1 has ceased to have effect it may at any time be revived by order made by statutory instrument laid in draft before, and approved by resolution of, both Houses of Parliament in which event subsection (3) shall thereafter apply.")
 
 
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