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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Supplement (b) to the Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to the Local Government Bill [H.L.] to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 15
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
[As an amendment to Amendment 140]
 
     Leave out lines 9 and 10 and insert--
 
    ("(  ) An overview and scrutiny committee of a local authority may discharge any functions imposed or permitted by the authority.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
     Page 8, line 42, after ("operation") insert (", including chairing,") 
  
Clause 27
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
     Page 13, line 38, leave out subsection (1) 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS MADDOCK
 
     Page 14, line 8, leave out ("supplementary") and insert ("alternative") 
  
Schedule 2
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
     Page 45, leave out lines 22 to 35 and insert--
 
    ("(2)  The candidate with the fewest number of first preference votes is eliminated, and the second preference votes given for that candidate shall be ascertained.
 
    (3)  The second preference votes under sub-paragraph (2) above shall be transferred to the other candidates, being added to the first preference votes cast for the other candidates.
 
    (4)  If, following the recalculation under sub-paragraph (3) above, none of the candidates receives more than half of the votes, the remaining candidate with the fewest number of votes is eliminated and the procedure in sub-paragraphs (2) and (3) above is carried out.
 
    (5)  The process continues until one candidate has received more than half of all the votes, and that person shall be returned as Mayor.")
 
  
Clause 28
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
     Page 14, line 17, leave out subsection (2) 
  
Clause 29
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
     Page 14, line 33, at end insert (", and
    (e)  for the number of electors required to nominate a candidate for the office of elected mayor")
 
     Page 15, line 1, leave out subsection (4) and insert--
 
    ("(4)  The return of an elected mayor at an election may be questioned in accordance with any enactment or regulation enabling the questioning of the return at an election of a member or councillor of a local authority.")
 
  
Clause 66
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
     Page 41, line 4, at end insert ("including regulations to limit the number of councillors in any authority to whom special responsibility allowances may be paid") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
[As an amendment to Amendment 264]
 
     Line 17, at end insert (", and the addition of a new paragraph (d), as follows--
    (d)  a bicycle allowance to be payable at a rate to be determined by the local authority."")
 
  
After Clause 66
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  Section 174 of the Local Government Act 1972 (travelling allowance and subsistence allowance) is amended as follows.
 
    (2)  At the beginning of subsection (1) there is inserted "Subject to subsection (1A) and," and after that subsection there is inserted--
        (1A)  In relation to a district council, county council, county borough council or London borough council, subsection (1) above shall have effect with the omission of the words from "but not exceeding" to the end."")
Travelling allowance and subsistence allowance.
  
Clause 36
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
     Page 19, line 23, after ("newspapers") insert (", which may be or include a newspaper published by the authority,") 
  
Clause 38
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
     Page 21, line 1, leave out ("one person who is not a member, or an officer,") and insert ("a majority of persons who are not members or officers") 
  
Schedule 3
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
     Page 46, line 26, after ("is") insert ("or has within the previous three years been") 
  
Clause 46
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
     Page 26, line 40, leave out from ("Kingdom") to end of line 41 
     Page 26, line 41, at end insert--
    ("(  )  the disclosure has been ordered by a court of competent jurisdiction,")
 
  
Clause 53
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
[As an amendment to Amendment 359]
 
     Line 24, after ("may") insert (", after consultation with such representatives of local government as he considers appropriate,") 
  
Clause 58
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
     Page 35, line 11, leave out from ("order") to end of line 13 
  
After Clause 60
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  The Secretary of State shall establish a commission which shall within one year of the enactment of this Act report on electoral systems for election to local authorities.")Commission on electoral systems for local authority elections.
  
Clause 64
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS MADDOCK
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 64 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 65
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS MADDOCK
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 65 stand part of the Bill. 
 
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