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Lord Whitty moved Amendments Nos. 474A to 474G:


Page 122, line 23, at end insert (“, other than a matter relating to the transportation of freight.").
Page 122, leave out line 25 and insert (“any matter relating to").
Page 122, line 26, at beginning insert (“services or facilities").
Page 122, line 27, at beginning insert (“services or facilities").
Page 122, line 29, at beginning insert (“services or facilities").
Page 122, line 29, at end insert--
(“(d) a hackney carriage or a person licensed to be the driver of a hackney carriage, or
(e) a private hire vehicle or a person who holds a private hire vehicle driver's licence or a private hire vehicle operator's licence.").
Page 122, line 34, at end insert (“or
(ii) hackney carriages or private hire vehicles,").

On Question, amendments agreed to.

[Amendment No. 475 not moved.]

Lord Whitty moved Amendments Nos. 475WA and 475“A:


Page 123, line 7, at end insert--
(“(5A) Where a representation is made to the Committee about a matter falling within subsection (2)(d) or (e) above and the matter relates to--
(a) any contravention of, or failure to comply with, any rule of law, or
(b) any breach of condition of a licence which has been granted by Transport for London,
the Committee shall refer the matter to Transport for London and shall notify the person who made the representation of the referral.").
Page 123, line 10, at end insert--
(“( ) In this section--
“hackney carriage" means a vehicle licensed under section 6 of the Metropolitan Public Carriage Act 1869;
“person licensed to be the driver of a hackney carriage" means a person licensed under section 8 of the Metropolitan Public Carriage Act 1869 or section 8 of the London Hackney Carriages Act 1843;
“private hire vehicle" means a vehicle for which a private hire vehicle licence for London is in force under section 7 of the Private Hire Vehicles (London) Act 1998;
“private hire vehicle driver's licence" means a licence granted under section 13 of that Act;
“private hire vehicle operator's licence" means a licence granted under section 3 of that Act.").

On Question, amendments agreed to.

Lord Whitty moved Amendment No. 475YA:


After Clause 219, insert the following new clause--

VOLUNTARY ARRANGEMENTS WITH TRANSPORT PROVIDERS

(“ .--(1) The Committee may enter into arrangements with any person providing public passenger transport services or facilities in Greater London under which the Committee may consider any matter--
(a) which relates to such transport services or facilities provided by that person, but
(b) which is not a matter falling within section 219(1) above.

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(2) Arrangements under subsection (1) above shall be on such terms as may be agreed by the parties but may in particular include provision for the person with whom the Committee enters into the arrangements to make such payments by way of reimbursement of costs incurred by the Committee under the arrangements as the arrangements may specify.
(3) Arrangements under this section may be entered into by the Committee only with the consent of the Assembly.").

On Question, amendment agreed to.

Lord Whitty moved Amendment No. 475ZA:


After Clause 220, insert the following new clause--

DIRECTIONS BY THE ASSEMBLY

(“ .--(1) The Assembly may issue to the Committee--
(a) guidance as to the manner in which they are to exercise their functions, or

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(b) general directions as to the manner in which they are to exercise their functions.
(2) The Committee shall exercise their functions in accordance with such guidance or directions as may be issued by the Assembly under subsection (1) above.
(3) Any guidance or directions issued under subsection (1) above must be issued in writing and notified to such officer of the Committee as the Committee may from time to time nominate to the Assembly for the purpose.").

On Question, amendment agreed to.

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords, I beg to move that further consideration on Report be now adjourned.

Moved accordingly, and, on Question, Motion agreed to.

        House adjourned at eight minutes past eleven o'clock.

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