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Amendment Paper as at
Thursday 4th November 1999

CONSIDERATION OF LORDS AMENDMENTS


New Amendments handed in are marked thus *

GREATER LONDON AUTHORITY BILL

On Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Greater London Authority Bill

Lords Amendment No. 1

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in the said Amendment.


Lords Amendment No. 6

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in the said Amendment.


Lords Amendment No. 30

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Mr Edward Davey

(a)

*Line     1,     leave out 'safely' and insert 'in particular for the provision of a co-ordinated strategy for ensuring the safe use of the River Thames for passenger transport services, for the transportation of freight and for all other river usage.'.


Lords Amendment No. 171

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Mr Edward Davey

(a)

*Line     2,     at end insert—

    '(za) such persons or bodies which represent the interests of persons who use the River Thames in order to ensure a co-ordinated strategy for the safest possible use for all users of the River Thames.'.


Lords Amendment No. 223

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Mr Tom Brake

*To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in the said Amendment.

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Mr Tom Brake

To move the following amendment to the Bill in lieu of the Amendment proposed by the Lords:—

(a)

    *     Page     76,     line     41,     leave out from 'Secretary of State' to 'shares' and insert 'Mayor, raise money by the issue of bonds,'.


235

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

   

Mr John McDonnell

(a)

Line     8,     after 'facilities', insert ', including transport infrastructure projects,'.


Lords Amendment No. 298

As Amendments to the Lords Amendment:—

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Mr Tom Brake

(a)

*Line     5,     leave out 'must no longer be' and insert 'may remain'.

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Mr Tom Brake

(b)

*Line 5, leave out from 'operator' to end of line 7.

   

Mr Simon Hughes
Mr Tom Brake

(c)

*Line 7, at end add—

    '(5a) The public sector operator may borrow money for investing in transport in Greater London.'.


Lords Amendment No. 499

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in the said Amendment.

   

Mr Secretary Prescott

To move the following Amendment to the Bill in lieu of the new Clause proposed by the Lords:—

(a)

    Page     165,     line     42,     at end insert the following Clause:—

Discrimination

    '. —(1) In exercising their functions, it shall be the duty of—

      (a) the Greater London Authority (whether acting by the Mayor, the Assembly or the Mayor and Assembly jointly),

      (b) the Metropolitan Police Authority, and

      (c) the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority,

    to comply with the requirement in subsection (2) below.

    (2) The requirement is to have regard to the need—

      (a) to promote equality of opportunity for all persons irrespective of their race, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation or religion;

      (b) to eliminate unlawful discrimination; and

      (c) to promote good relations between persons of different racial groups, religious beliefs and sexual orientation.

    (3) This section is without prejudice to section (Equality of opportunity) above and is subject to any provision made by or under any other enactment.'


 
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