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After Clause 255
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
512     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (" .--(1) No licensing scheme may be established pursuant to section 255 above unless research has been conducted into the likely impact of such scheme on the patterns of road usage (including usage of roads other than the road or roads in question, whether within the local authority area covered by the proposed scheme or not) and the consequent likely effect upon the environment and the quality of life of the residents of any area.
 
    (2) The results of the research conducted pursuant to subsection (1) above shall be available at no charge to members of the public and published electronically by the charging body in a form capable of access by members of the public.")
Research into impact of workplace parking levy.
  
Schedule 19
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
513     Page 291, line 26, after ("scheme") insert--
    ("(a)  shall make provision for exemptions from licensing in respect of--
          (i)  disabled persons,
          (ii)  motor vehicles taking children of under secondary school age to school or school functions,
          (iii)  for school buses on school business,
          (iv)  doctors and nurses when on duty or on call,
          (v)  emergency and hospital vehicles in the course of their duties, and
          (vi)  motorbikes, and
    (b)  in other cases")
 
514     Page 293, line 4, leave out from beginning to ("be") in line 6 and insert ("The net proceeds of any licensing scheme shall") 
  
BY THE BARONESS GARDNER OF PARKES
 
515     Page 293, line 21, at end insert ("and are to be regarded as additional to the Greater London Authority Transport Grant") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
516     Page 293, line 29, leave out ("ten") and insert ("fifteen") 
517     Page 294, line 29, leave out ("ten") and insert ("fifteen") 
518     Page 294, line 30, leave out ("ten") and insert ("fifteen") 
519     Page 294, line 33, leave out ("tenth") and insert ("fifteenth") 
520     Page 295, line 23, leave out ("ten") and insert ("fifteen") 
521     Page 295, line 24, leave out ("ten) and insert ("fifteen") 
522     Page 295, line 27, leave out ("tenth) and insert ("fifteenth") 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
523     Page 300, line 4, at end insert-- 
 ("Conditions for introduction of licensing scheme 
     39.  Notwithstanding any other provision in this Schedule, in order to facilitate a reduction in private road usage and thereby improve the environment of Greater London, no licensing scheme shall come into operation, and no variation of an existing licensing scheme shall take effect, unless and until--
    (a)  the authority proposing to make or vary that licensing scheme provides a projection, derived on reasonable grounds, supported by objective evidence, and verified by independent experts, of the likely reduction in private traffic in the licensing area in question (measured in terms of persons travelling at particular times) which will occur as a result of the introduction or variation of such licensing scheme; and
    (b)  Transport for London has taken measures to ensure that the capacity of public transport services serving the licensing area in question (measured in like terms) will be increased by an amount at least equal to the projected reduction in private traffic; and
    (c)  the measures taken by Transport for London have come into effect before the introduction or variation of the licensing scheme in question (and for the avoidance of doubt no increase in the capacity of any public transport service may be counted for the purposes of this paragraph in respect of a particular licensing scheme if it has already been counted in respect of another licensing scheme or a charging scheme within the meaning of Schedule 18 to this Act).")
 
  
Clause 257
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
523A     Page 148, line 18, at end insert--
    ("(bb)  facilitating the transfer of functions, property, rights or liabilities to Transport for London from any other body or person from whom they are or may be so transferred under or by virtue of this Act; or")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
524     Page 149, line 13, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  At the end of the transitional period a list of the interests in land and buildings which have been conveyed to Transport for London and its subsidiaries shall be available for inspection at the offices of Transport for London.")
 
  
Clause 259
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
525     Page 150, line 8, after ("by") insert ("or in relation to") 
526     Page 150, line 11, after ("by") insert ("or in relation to") 
527     Page 150, line 15, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Any reference in this section to anything made or done by or in relation to London Regional Transport includes a reference to anything which by virtue of any enactment is treated as having been made or done by or in relation to London Regional Transport.")
 
  
Clause 260
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
528     Page 150, line 19, at end insert-- 
     ("(2)  In section 144 of the Transport Act 1968 (transfer and disposal of historical records and relics) for "London Regional Transport" in each place where it occurs there shall be substituted "Transport for London".")1968 c. 73.
  
Clause 263
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
 
528A     Page 150, leave out lines 39 and 40 and insert--
 
    ("(8)  Removal under Schedule 2 shall be subject to approval by two-thirds vote of the London Assembly.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
529     Page 151, line 2, leave out from ("effect,") to end of line 7 and insert ("the membership of the London Development Agency includes--
    (a)  at least two elected members of the Assembly, and
    (b)  at least two elected members of a London borough council or the Common Council of the City of London.
    (5A)  In this section a reference to elected members refers to their being elected members at the time of their appointment.")
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
 
529A     Page 151, line 3, leave out from ("Agency") to end of line 7 and insert ("one of whom is a member of the London Assembly, one of whom is a member of the Common Council of the City of London and one of whom is a member of a London borough Council.") 
529B     Page 151, line 9, leave out ("half") and insert ("two-thirds") 
529C     Page 151, line 10, leave out ("who appear to the Mayor to be persons") 
529D     Page 151, line 15, leave out ("appears to the Mayor to be a person who") 
529E     Page 151, line 16, at end insert--
 
    ("(12)  Proposed members of the London Development Agency shall complete a declaration detailing their business interests, whether he has been made bankrupt, been a party to a voluntary arrangement, whether there are any judgements against him, whether he has been convicted of any offence involving fraud or dishonesty or an offence under legislation (whether or not of the United Kingdom) relating to companies (including insider dealing), building societies, banking or other financial services, or if he has been disqualified as a director or of any other material information, and this declaration should be publicly available for inspection one month before appointment."")
 
  
After Clause 263
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES
 
530     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  After section 2 of the Regional Development Agencies Act 1998 there shall be inserted--Members proposed for London Development Agency.
 <~et>Members proposed for London Development Agency.     2A.  Proposed members of the London Development Agency shall complete a declaration detailing their business interests, whether they have been made bankrupt, been a party to voluntary arrangements, whether there are any judgements against them, whether they have been convicted of any offence involving fraud or dishonesty or an offence under legislation (whether or not of the United Kingdom) relating to companies (including insider dealing), building societies, banking or other financial services, or if they have been disqualified as a director or of any other material information, and this declaration should be publicly available for inspection one month before appointment." ") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
531     Insert the following new Clause-- 
      ("  .  After section 2A of the Regional Development Agencies Act 1998 there shall be inserted--Ethical Standards of members of London Development Agency.
 <~et>Ethical Standards: guidance by Secretary of State.     2B.  Section 55 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999 shall apply to a member of the London Development Agency as it applies to a member of the London Assembly." ") 
  
Clause 264
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
 
531A     Page 151, line 23, leave out subsection (2) 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES
 
532     Page 151, line 31, at end insert (", and
      (c)  shall be exercised to delegate the following functions within the Greater London area to the London Development Agency--
            (i)  the property, rights and liabilities of the Urban Regeneration Agency (English Partnerships);
            (ii)  the provision of selective financial assistance under section 7 of the Industrial Development Act 1982;
            (iii)  allocation of European Union Structural funds;
            (iv)  allocation of the Single Regeneration Budget.")
 
  
Clause 265
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS OF HENDON
 
532A     Page 152, line 11, leave out from beginning to ("a") in line 12 and insert ("submit to the Mayor, the Assembly, the London boroughs and the Common Council of the City of London") 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
 
532B     Page 152, line 13, at end insert ("which shall take full account of the differing economic interests of all the London boroughs and the City of London") 
532C     Page 152, line 13, at end insert--
        ("(  )  The strategy shall include a notice of the criteria to be used by the London Development Agency for the granting of financial support to other institutions or individuals.")
 
532D     Page 152, line 15, leave out second (", the Mayor") and insert ("and the Assembly, the Mayor and the Assembly") 
532E     Page 152, line 21, leave out ("he considers appropriate") and insert ("the Mayor and the Assembly agree") 
532F     Page 152, line 24, leave out ("Mayor") and insert ("Authority") 
532G     Page 152, line 30, at end insert ("and shall report to the Authority how they have complied with the strategy") 
532H     Page 152, line 32, leave out ("and directions") 
532J     Page 152, line 39, at end insert ("with a full explanation of any revisions") 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
533     Page 153, line 1, at end insert--
        ("(  )  In this Act and the Greater London Authority Act 1999, references to the London Development Agency strategy include, except where the context otherwise requires, a reference to the London Development Agency strategy as revised.")
 
  
After Clause 268
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
 
533A     Insert the following new Clause-- 
  
        (" .  The Assembly shall debate annually the report and accounts of the London Development Agency.")
Assembly to debate report and accounts of Agency.
 
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