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

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

  [Amendments marked * are new or have altered] 
Amendment No.   
  
Clause 6
 
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
1     Page 4, line 39, after ("If") insert (", without the consent of the Assembly,") 
2     Page 4, line 39, leave out ("six") and insert ("three") 
  
After Clause 7
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
 
3     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  Any London member elected as a member of a registered political party who resigns his party whip shall be deemed to have created a vacancy.")Vacancy created by member resigning party whip.
  
Clause 13
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
4     Page 8, line 31, after ("If") insert (", without the consent of the Assembly,") 
5     Page 8, line 31, leave out ("six") and insert ("three") 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
6     Page 8, line 32, leave out ("be disqualified from being") and insert ("cease to be") 
  
Clause 14
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
7     Page 8, line 40, at end insert--
    ("(bb)  ceases to be the Mayor by reason of failure to attend meetings of the Assembly, or")
 
  
Clause 15
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
8     Page 9, line 8, after ("above,") insert ("or
          (ii)  ceasing to be the Mayor by reason of failure to attend meetings of the Assembly,")
 
  
Clause 21
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
9     Page 12, line 29, leave out ("85(2A)") and insert ("85A") 
  
Clause 31
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
 
10     Page 19, line 32, leave out subsection (8) 
  
Clause 32
 
  
BY THE VISCOUNT MILLS
 
11*     Page 19, line 44, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Statutory bodies whose activities benefit the environment in Greater London;")
 
  
Clause 33
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
12     Page 20, line 30, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  After each financial year the Authority shall publish a report containing--
    (a)  a statement of the arrangements made in pursuance of subsection (1) above which had effect during that financial year; and
    (b)  an assessment of how effective those arrangements were in promoting equality of opportunity.")
 
13     Page 20, line 31, after ("conferred") insert ("or imposed") 
  
Clause 38
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
14     Page 23, line 25, at end insert ("or
    (c)  in relation to any function under Part X below (in relation to which provision for delegation is made under that Part).")
 
  
Clause 40
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
15     Page 24, line 47, after (" 38") insert ("or (Delegation of Authority's functions)") 
16     Page 25, line 6, after (" 38") insert ("or (Delegation of Authority's functions)") 
  
Clause 41
 
  
BY THE LORD GREENWAY
THE LORD CLINTON-DAVIS
THE LORD LUKE
 
17     Page 25, line 29, at end insert (", and
    (i)  the River Thames strategy prepared and published under section (The River Thames strategy) below")
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
18     Page 25, line 45, leave out ("with national policies and") 
  
BY THE LORD GREENWAY
THE LORD CLINTON-DAVIS
THE LORD LUKE
 
19     Page 26, line 4, leave out paragraph (d) 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
20     Page 26, line 5, after ("Thames") insert ("safely") 
  
Clause 45
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
21     Page 29, line 3, at end insert--
    ("(b)  a functional body,
    (c)  a member of a functional body, or
    (d)  a member of staff of a functional body,
except as provided by subsection (6A) below.
 
    (6A)  Where--
    (a)  the Mayor receives advice from a person falling within paragraph (b), (c) or (d) of subsection (6) above, and
    (b)  the functional body mentioned in that paragraph is the Metropolitan Police Authority or the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority,
the Mayor is not relieved by subsection (6) above from any requirement to disclose the advice, if or to the extent that the advice falls within subsection (6B) below.
 
    (6B)  Advice given to the Mayor by a functional body falls within this subsection if it has been disclosed--
 
 
    (a)  at a meeting of, or of a committee or sub-committee of, the functional body at a time when the meeting was open to members of the public by virtue of Part VA of the Local Government Act 1972 (access to meetings and documents); or
    (b)  in a document which has been open to inspection by members of the public by virtue of that Part of that Act.
    (6C)  Any reference in this section to a member of staff of a functional body includes a reference to an officer or employee of that body.")
1972 c. 70.
  
Clause 58
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
22     Page 37, line 15, leave out ("(3)(e)") and insert ("(3)(a)") 
  
Clause 61
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
23     Page 38, line 17, at end insert ("; and
    (c)  any person who has within the three years prior to the date of the requirement to be imposed under subsection (1) above been the chairman of, or a member of, any functional body")
 
24     Page 39, line 29, leave out ("relate to") and insert ("disclose") 
25     Page 39, line 29, at end insert--
 
    ("(10A)  Nothing in this section shall require a person who is--
    (a)  a member of a functional body, or
    (b)  a member of staff of a functional body,
to give any evidence, or produce any document, which discloses advice given to the Mayor by that person or, except as provided by subsection (10B) below, by that functional body.
 
    (10B)  Subsection (10A) above does not relieve a person from a requirement to give any evidence, or produce any document, which discloses advice given to the Mayor by--
    (a)  the Metropolitan Police Authority, or
    (b)  the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority,
if or to the extent that the advice falls within subsection (10C) below.
 
    (10C)  Advice given to the Mayor by a functional body falls within this subsection if it has been disclosed--
 
 
    (a)  at a meeting of, or of a committee or sub-committee of, the functional body at a time when the meeting was open to members of the public by virtue of Part VA of the Local Government Act 1972 (access to meetings and documents); or
    (b)  in a document which has been open to inspection by members of the public by virtue of that Part of that Act.")
1972 c. 70.
  
Clause 67
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
26     Page 42, line 41, at end insert ("or such numbers of staff as shall not exceed in aggregate ten full time equivalent employees") 
  
Clause 79
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
27     Page 52, line 28, after ("of") insert ("statutory") 
  
BY THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING
 
28     Page 53, line 7, at end insert ("(in their capacity as a local authority)") 
  
Clause 128
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
29     Page 82, line 12, at end insert--
    ("(bd)  the London Pensions Fund Authority;"")
 
  
Clause 133
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
30     Page 85, line 11, at end insert--
    ("(bd)  the London Pensions Fund Authority;"")
 
  
Clause 134
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
31     Page 85, line 17, leave out ("and") 
32     Page 85, line 17, at end insert ("and the London Pensions Fund Authority") 
33     Page 85, line 19, leave out ("or of") 
34     Page 85, line 19, after ("body") insert ("or the London Pensions Fund Authority") 
  
Clause 135
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
35     Page 85, line 34, leave out ("functional body") and insert ("body to which this section applies") 
36     Page 85, line 36, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The bodies to which this section applies are--
    (a)  each of the functional bodies; and
    (b)  the London Pensions Fund Authority.")
 
  
Clause 142
 
  
BY THE LORD BERKELEY
 
37     Page 87, line 23, at end insert--
    ("(  )  shall, for highways, be based on the needs of persons (including pedestrians, cyclists and users of public transport) rather than vehicles,")
 
  
Clause 158
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
38     Page 96, line 30, after ("above") insert ("or by a transport subsidiary's agreement") 
  
Clause 160
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
39     Page 98, line 4, at end insert ("or
    (c)  any person (other than such a subsidiary) with whom such a subsidiary has entered into a transport subsidiary's agreement, where the guarantee is given for the purpose of enabling that person to carry out the agreement.")
 
  
Clause 162
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
40     Page 99, line 19, after ("persons") insert ("under any transport subsidiary's agreement or") 
  
Clause 163
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
41     Page 99, line 38, leave out ("different") and insert ("larger") 
  
After Clause 168
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
42     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  In this Act "transport subsidiary's agreement" means an agreement with a person ("the contractor")--
    (a)  which is entered into by, or transferred to, a subsidiary of Transport for London, and
    (b)  which falls within subsection (2) or (3) below.
    (2)  An agreement falls within this subsection if it includes provision for the carrying on by the contractor, whether as agent for the subsidiary or otherwise, of any activities which Transport for London has power to carry on; and such an agreement may include provision with respect to the provision or financing of any public passenger transport services.
 
    (3)  An agreement falls within this subsection if it includes provision for the carrying on by the contractor of any activities which Transport for London does not have power to carry on and also provision for one or more of the following, namely--
    (a)  the carrying on by the contractor of such activities as are mentioned in subsection (2) above;
    (b)  the provision by the contractor to the subsidiary of services ancillary to the provision of public passenger transport services; and
    (c)  the use by the contractor of land or other property owned by Transport for London or a subsidiary of Transport for London, or transferred to the contractor by Transport for London or a subsidiary of Transport for London, for the purposes of the agreement.")
Meaning of transport subsidiary's agreement.
 
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