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After Clause 107
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
THE BARONESS DARCY DE KNAYTH
THE LORD ADDINGTON
 
93     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 SWINFEN
THE BARONESS DARCY DE KNAYTH
THE LORD ADDINGTON
 
94     Page 66, line 12, after second ("it)") insert ("in the format of their choice") 
  
After Clause 108
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
THE BARONESS DARCY DE KNAYTH
THE LORD ADDINGTON
 
95     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.
  
Clause 109
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
96     Page 66, line 29, after ("authority") insert ("or where appropriate, Passenger Transport Authority") 
97     Page 66, leave out lines 31 to 41 and insert ("develop bus services in their area on behalf of their communities and those wishing to travel in those communities having regard to the economic and social well-being in their area") 
98     Page 66, line 47, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In developing their bus strategy, the authority must have regard to the need for school transport.")
 
  
Clause 110
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD BRADSHAW
 
99     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
THE BARONESS DARCY DE KNAYTH
THE LORD ADDINGTON
 
100     Page 67, line 16, at end insert (", and representatives of potential users of such services") 
  
Clause 111
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
101     Page 67, line 30, leave out subsection (1) 
102     Page 67, line 39, leave out ("under section 107(1)") 
  
Clause 113
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
THE LORD ADDINGTON
 
103     Page 68, line 44, leave out paragraph (b) 
  
Clause 114
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
THE BARONESS DARCY DE KNAYTH
THE LORD ADDINGTON
 
104     Page 69, line 44, at end insert--
    ("(  )  users and potential users of local services, including organisations of disabled people,")
 
  
Clause 116
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
105     Page 71, line 23, at end insert--
 
    ("( ) The authority or authorities in question shall compensate any operator of a local service for any losses incurred by it as a result of such postponement.")
 
  
Clause 118
 
  
BY THE LORD SHUTT OF GREETLAND
 
106     Page 72, line 24, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  During the twelve months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed, and during each subsequent complete period of 12 months in the period beginning with that day and ending with the first day on which regulations have been made under this section, the Secretary of State shall--
    (a)  prepare a report on his proposals for making regulations under this section, and
    (b)  lay a copy of the report before each House of Parliament.")
 
  
Clause 123
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD BRADSHAW
 
107*     Page 74, line 25, leave out from ("is") to (",  and") in line 27 and insert ("necessary in order to implement relevant general policies") 
  
Clause 124
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
THE BARONESS DARCY DE KNAYTH
THE LORD ADDINGTON
 
108     Page 75, line 35, at end insert--
    ("(  )  users and potential users of local services, including organisations of disabled people,")
 
  
Clause 126
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE LORD BRADSHAW
 
109*     Page 76, line 36, leave out ("earlier than 21") and insert ("later than 6") 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
110     Page 76, line 38, at end insert ("with a "break clause" in the event that the requirements of paragraphs (a) and (b) of section 123(1) are no longer met") 
  
Clause 127
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
111     Page 78, line 13, at end insert--
 
    ("( ) The authority or authorities in question shall compensate any operator of a local service for any losses incurred by it as a result of such postponement.")
 
  
Clause 128
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
112     Page 78, line 18, leave out paragraph (b) 
113     Page 78, line 23, at end insert ("or to local services which are additional to the local services to be provided under the quality contract") 
114     Page 78, line 23, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Where there has been material and persistent default on the part of the contractor under a quality contract and such default has had a materially adverse effect on the local services to be provided under the quality contract, any person thereby prejudiced may apply to the appropriate national authority for a declaration that such default has occurred and, upon the making of such declaration, subsection (1) shall no longer apply.")
 
  
Clause 129
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
115     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.")
 
  
Clause 130
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
116     Page 79, line 25, leave out from beginning to ("action") in line 26 and insert ("If") 
117     Page 79, line 37, leave out from ("129(1)") to end of line 7 on page 80 and insert ("the authority or authorities shall terminate the scheme") 
  
Clause 135
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
THE BARONESS DARCY DE KNAYTH
THE LORD ADDINGTON
 
118     Page 82, line 45, at end insert (", and
    (  )  organisations respresenting people unable to read print")
 
  
Clause 136
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
119     Page 83, line 26, leave out from ("scheme") to end of line 27 
  
Clause 137
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
120     Page 83, line 30, at end insert ("provided that it is practicable for it to do so at a cost that is not disproportionate") 
  
Clause 138
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
THE BARONESS DARCY DE KNAYTH
THE LORD ADDINGTON
 
121     Page 83, line 43, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In determining the appropriate way to provide information, the local authority must have regard to the needs of sensory impaired people and people with learning difficulties for alternative formats.")
 
  
BY THE LORD SHUTT OF GREETLAND
 
122     Page 84, line 13, after ("area,") insert--
      ("(aa)  the fares for such local services,")
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
123     Page 84, line 15, after ("concessions,") insert ("fares,") 
  
Clause 139
 
  
BY THE LORD SHUTT OF GREETLAND
 
124     Page 84, line 19, after ("operators") insert ("(including arrangements for the apportionment of costs between the authority and those operators)") 
  
Clause 142
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
125     Page 85, line 40, at end insert--
 
    ("(   )  If information is disclosed in contravention of subsection (4) the local transport authority which required its provision shall be liable to compensate the operator which provided it for any loss suffered by that operator as a result of its disclosure.")
 
 
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