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Clause 65
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
     Page 43, line 6, at end insert--
    ("(  )  not for profit company;")
 
     Page 43, line 14, at end insert--
 
    ("(2A)  Not for profit company" has the meaning given in section (Transfer to be to not for profit company).")
 
  
Clause 66
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 44, line 6, leave out subsection (2) 
  
Clause 68
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 45, leave out lines 4 to 9 
  
After Clause 69
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (".  The Secretary of State may make regulations allowing an airport operator to apply penalties to the operators of air services when those services deviate from approved corridors or routes for take-off or landing.")Penalties for deviation from approved routes for take-off or landing.
  
Clause 71
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 46, line 30, at end insert--
    ("(c)  to supply information which is commercially confidential or price sensitive")
 
  
Clause 75
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 49, line 16, leave out subsection (7) 
  
Clause 93
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 58, line 5, at end insert--
    ("(  )  give such directions of a general character to any licence holder and the CAA as to the performance of their functions as he thinks appropriate to give in the interests of national security;")
 
     Page 58, line 15, at end insert ("(including a person providing the same pursuant to an air traffic administration order)") 
     Page 59, line 23, at end insert--
 
    ("(11)  Nothing arising from the European Communities Act 1972 shall limit the powers of the Secretary of State to give directions under this section.")
 
  
Schedule 9
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD SMITH OF CLIFTON
 
     Page 209, line 22, at end insert--
    ("(  )  in connection with any matter that has an adverse effect on the safe operation of the United Kingdom air traffic control system.")
 
  
Clause 107
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 65, line 23, at end insert (", and
    (c)  those required for business and commerce operating in the area;")
 
     Page 65, line 23, at end insert (", and
    (c)  those required to reduce atmospheric pollution and greenhouse gas emissions;")
 
  
BY THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
     Page 65, line 25, after ("document") insert ("containing targets") 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 65, line 26, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In preparing its local transport plan each local transport authority shall set out its policies for improving the movement of freight and people by whatever mode including walking and cycling, and the development of opportunities to transfer from one mode to another.
 
    (  )  Each local transport authority will in preparing a local transport plan have regard to (but need not be constrained by) the contents of any unitary development plan (or other published plan setting out planning policies) of any relevant authority and will set out how it envisages transport demand and provision developing over the period of such unitary development plan (or other such published plan as is referred to above).
 
    (  )  Each local transport authority which is also a planning authority shall review its unitary development plan (or other published plan setting out its planning policies) at the earliest permissible stage with a view to ensuring that the objectives of and policies in its unitary development plan (or other such plan) are consistent with the objectives of and policies in its local transport plan.")
 
  
Clause 108
 
  
BY THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
     Page 65, line 34, at end insert ("and its targets") 
     Page 65, line 35, leave out ("and alter it if they consider it appropriate to do so") 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD BRADSHAW
THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
     Page 66, line 14, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In preparing and altering their plan, each local transport authority must ask people living or working in their area about their transport needs.")
 
  
Clause 109
 
  
BY THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
     Page 67, line 5, at end insert--
 
    ("(6)  All bus strategies must include targets (and time-scales by which to meet these targets) agreed mutually by both the local transport authority and local services.
 
    (7)  All bus strategies in rural areas must include targets (and time-scales by which to meet these targets) agreed mutually by the local transport authority, local services and the Countryside Agency.
 
    (8)  All bus strategies must seek to work with local railway authorities in order to provide a locally integrated transport system.")
 
  
Clause 110
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 67, line 6, leave out ("section") and insert ("sections 107, 108 and") 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD BRADSHAW
THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
     Page 67, line 11, at end insert--
    ("(  )  the traffic commissioner for each traffic area covering the whole or part of the area to which it relates")
 
     Page 67, line 15, leave out paragraph (d) and insert--
    ("(d)  users and potential users of such services or organisations appearing to the authority to be their representatives.")
 
  
Clause 111
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 67, line 30, leave out subsection (1) 
     Page 67, line 38, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Guidance issued under this section shall be confined to that necessary to ensure consistency of information and presentation within plans, and consistency between plans and with national policy.")
 
  
Clause 113
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 68, line 30, after ("congestion,") insert ("road accidents,") 
     Page 68, line 43, leave out from ("meet") to end of line 45 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD BRADSHAW
THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
     Page 68, line 44, leave out ("do not") and insert ("may") 
  
Clause 114
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD BRADSHAW
THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
     Page 69, line 42, leave out paragraph (b) and insert--
    ("(b) users and potential users of such services or organisations appearing to the authority to be their representatives,")
 
  
After Clause 115
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  The Competition Commission may at any time investigate whether the appropriate authority has acted in the interests of the public in connection with a scheme and issue a report setting out any changes to a scheme which it regards as necessary to protect the interests of the public.")Investigation by Competition Commission.
  
Clause 117
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 71, line 35, leave out subsections (4) and (5) 
  
Clause 121
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD BRADSHAW
 
     Page 74, line 2, at end insert ("and the means of enforcing such undertakings in respect of scheme partners and enforcement related to those operators of local services excluded from the partnership") 
  
Clause 123
 
  
BY THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
     Page 74, line 41, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  A quality contracts scheme must set "quality standards" under which local services are required to meet mutually agreed standards in levels of service, especially with regard to the furtherance of policies under section 98(1).")
 
  
Clause 124
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD BRADSHAW
THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
     Page 75, line 34, leave out paragraph (c) and insert--
    ("(c) users and potential users of such services or organisations appearing to the authority to be their representatives,")
 
  
Clause 125
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD BRADSHAW
THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
     Page 76, line 10, after ("scheme,") insert--
    ("(  )  evidence of support for, and involvement in, the application by users and potential users of such services or organisations appearing to the authority to be representatives of users of such services,")
 
  
BY THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
     The Lord Beaumont of Whitley gives notice of his intention to oppose the Question that Clause 125 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 126
 
  
BY THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
     Page 76, line 30, leave out subsection (1) and insert--
 
    ("(1)  If the authority or authorities decide that it is appropriate to make a scheme, they may make it as proposed or with modifications that have been subject to internal democratic mechanisms.")
 
  
BY THE LORD HOGG OF CUMBERNAULD
 
     Page 77, line 24, at end insert--
 
    ("(7A)  The scheme must make provision for paying compensation to bus operators whose business is adversely affected by the introduction of a quality contract scheme, in those cases where the operators were previously providing bus services in the area in question but were not selected to provide services under the quality contract scheme.
 
    (7B)  The amount of compensation paid in accordance with subsection (7A) above must, in particular, reflect the size of the bus operator's business and the scope for relocating the business, including the bus fleet and staff, to other areas.")
 
  
Clause 128
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 78, line 17, leave out from ("relates") to end of line 20 
     Page 78, line 34, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The authority or authorities shall be liable for any loss of revenue to any operator of local services which may arise from the imposition of a scheme.")
 
  
Clause 129
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
     Page 78, line 38, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  An invitation to tender under this section may not include conditions with respect to the terms and conditions of employment of persons to be employed in providing any service to which the invitation to tender relates.")
 
  
After Clause 133
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD BRADSHAW
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1) The appropriate national authority may issue guidance concerning the carrying out by local transport authorities and metropolitan district councils of their functions in this Part in relation to quality contract schemes.
 
    (2) Those authorities and councils must have regard to any such guidance.")
Quality contract schemes: guidance.
 
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