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Amendments to the Local Government Bill [H.L.]

Local Government Bill [H.L.] -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Local Government Bill [H.L.] to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 2
 
  
BY THE LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY
 
     Page 2, line 9, after ("achievement") insert ("of social inclusion in that local authority's area and") 
     Page 2, line 10, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In determining whether or how to exercise the power under subsection (1), a local authority must have regard to the effect which the proposed exercise of the power would have on equal opportunities and on the promotion of harmonious race relations in that local authority's area.")
 
  
After Clause 3
 
  
BY THE LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  Every local authority shall publish a report each year on its exercise of the power under section 2(1) and on its view of the authority's effectiveness in promoting or improving the economic, social and environmental well-being of their area and in particular the effects on equal opportunities and on the promotion of harmonious race relations in their area.")Annual report.
  
After Clause 68
 
  
BY THE LORD BRIGHTMAN
THE LORD QUIRK
THE LORD NORTHBOURNE
[In substitution for the amendment tabled on sheet HL Bill 9(d)]
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  A local authority shall not encourage, or publish material intended to encourage any particular sexual life style.
 
    (2)  The prohibition in subsection (1) applies to teaching in any school maintained by a local authority.
 
    (3)  This section does not prohibit the provision of counselling services for young persons on sexual behaviour and associated health risks.")
Prohibition on encouragement of homosexual acts etc.
 
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