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Here you can browse the Second Marshalled List of Amendments to the Transport Bill to be moved in Committee (re-commitment) in the House of Lords.

     The amendments have been marshalled in accordance with the instruction of 29th June 2000, as follows-- 
 Clauses 107 to 152
Schedule 10
Clauses 153 to 160
Schedule 11
Clauses 161 to 190
Schedule 12
Clauses 191 to 198
Schedule 13
Clauses 199 to 203
Schedule 14
Clauses 204 to 210
Schedule 15
Clauses 211 to 214
Schedule 16
Clause 215
Schedule 17
Clause 216
Schedule 18
Clause 217
Schedule 19
Clause 218
Schedule 20
Clause 219
Schedule 21
Clauses 220 to 226
Schedule 22
Clauses 227 and 228
Schedule 23
Clauses 229 and 230
Schedule 24
Clauses 231 to 238
Schedule 25
Clauses 239 to 248
Schedule 26
Clauses 249 and 250
Schedule 27
Clause 251
Schedule 28
Clauses 252 to 254
Schedule 29
Clauses 255 to 259
Schedule 30
Clauses 260 to 265
 
 [Amendments marked * are new or have been altered] 
Amendment
No.
 
  
Before Clause 107
 
  
BY THE LORD BERKELEY
 
109     Insert the following new Clause-- 
 ("DUTIES OF LOCAL TRANSPORT AUTHORITIES> 
     .  Each local transport authority shall have a duty--
    (a)  to promote sustainable transport, including especially all forms of public passenger transport, and the conveyance of freight by rail or water, and
    (b)  to identify and safeguard such land as may be required for the improvement of transport infrastructure, including interchanges between modes.")
Duties of local transport authorities.
  
Clause 107
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
110     Page 65, line 23, at end insert (", and
    (c)  those required for business and commerce operating in the area;")
 
111     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
 
112     Page 65, line 25, after ("document") insert ("containing targets") 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
113     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.")
 
  
After Clause 107
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
THE LORD ADDINGTON
 
114     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  In addition to containing the proposals and policies required by section 107 above, the local transport plan--
    (a)  shall contain the Authority's proposals for the provision of transport which is accessible to disabled people;
    (b)  shall specify a timetable for the implementation of the proposals contained in the transport strategy by virtue of paragraph (a) above.
    (2)  In preparing or revising the transport strategy the Authority shall consult--
    (a)  the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee; and
    (b)  such other persons or bodies which represent the interests of disabled people as it considers appropriate to consult.")
Local transport plan: accessible transport for disabled people.
  
Clause 108
 
  
BY THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
115     Page 65, line 34, at end insert ("and its targets") 
116     Page 65, line 35, leave out ("and alter it if they consider it appropriate to do so") 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
117     Page 65, line 36, leave out ("five") and insert ("ten") 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
THE LORD ADDINGTON
 
118     Page 66, line 12, after second ("it)") insert ("in the format of their choice") 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD BRADSHAW
THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
119     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.")
 
  
After Clause 108
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
THE LORD ADDINGTON
 
120     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  Each local transport plan must include a document to be known as the local walking strategy containing their general policies as to how best to carry out their functions in order to secure that--
    (a)  the pedestrian environment meets the transport requirements of persons within the authority's area as the authority considers should be met by such services;
    (b)  the pedestrian environment is provided to the standard which the authority considers they should be provided;
    (c)  such additional facilities and services connected to the pedestrian environment are provided as the authority considers should be provided.
    (2)  In formulating their local walking strategy, the authority must have regard to the transport needs of persons who are elderly or disabled.")
Local walking strategy.
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
BARONESS SCOTT OF NEEDHAM MARKET
 
121     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  The Secretary of State shall, within 5 years of the coming into effect of this Act, publish revised guidance for the making of local speed limit orders in the context of a speed management strategy forming part of a local transport plan.")Local speed limit orders: guidance.
  
Clause 109
 
  
BY THE LORD STODDART OF SWINDON
THE LORD MACKENZIE OF CULKEIN
 
121A     Page 67, line 3, at end insert--
 
    ("(  ) In developing their bus strategy, a local passenger transport authority, including Passenger Transport Executives, must have regard to the pay and conditions of their employees and best employment practice.")
 
  
BY THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
122     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
 
123     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
 
124     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")
 
125     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.")
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
 
126     Page 67, line 16, at end insert (",  and
    (  )  representatives of potential users of such services")
 
  
Clause 111
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
127     Page 67, line 30, leave out subsection (1) 
128     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 STODDART OF SWINDON
THE LORD MACKENZIE OF CULKEIN
 
128A     Page 68, line 15, after ("authority,") insert ("Passenger Transport Authority and Passenger Transport Executive,") 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
129     Page 68, line 30, after ("congestion,") insert ("road accidents,") 
130     Page 68, line 38, leave out from ("facilities") to end of line 40 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
THE LORD SWINFEN
 
131     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
 
132     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
 
133     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,")
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
THE LORD ADDINGTON
 
134     Page 69, line 44, at end insert--
    ("  (  )  organisations representing users and potential users of local services, including organisations of disabled people,")
 
  
After Clause 115
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
135     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
 
136     Page 71, line 35, leave out subsections (4) and (5) 
  
Clause 121
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD BRADSHAW
 
137     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 STODDART OF SWINDON
THE LORD MACKENZIE OF CULKEIN
 
137A     Page 74, line 22, after ("authority,") insert ("Passenger Transport Authority and Passenger Transport Executive,") 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
137B     Page 74, line 40, leave out paragraph (b) and insert--
 
    ("(3A) Other local services may be provided in the area described in a quality contracts scheme if they have been in operation for at least twelve months before the quality contract scheme comes into operation.
 
    (3B) The operators of these services must submit an annual review of the quality of the services provided and a plan to achieve the levels of service that are set out in the quality contracts scheme.")
 
  
BY THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
138     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 107(1).")
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
138A     Page 74, line 44, leave out ("exclusive") 
  
Clause 124
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD BRADSHAW
THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
139     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,")
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
THE LORD ADDINGTON
 
140     Page 75, line 35, at end insert--
    ("  (  )  organisations representing users and potential users of local services, including organisations of disabled people,")
 
  
Clause 125
 
  
BY THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
140A     Page 76, line 10, after ("scheme") insert ("indicating the target for passenger miles in the scheme and what number of passenger miles travelled will be regarded as "scheme failure" under which the scheme shall cease") 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD BRADSHAW
THE LORD BEAUMONT OF WHITLEY
 
141     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. 
 
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