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After Clause 150
 
  
BY THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
THE BARONESS SCOTT OF NEEDHAM MARKET
 
177     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  Pursuant to the operation of the concessionary travel provisions set out in this Act, the Secretary of State shall, at the end of the first full year of operation and thereafter at reasonable intervals, undertake a review of the costs incurred.")Review of costs of concessionary travel provisions.
  
Clause 152
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
178     Page 93, line 38, after ("schemes") insert (", quality contracts schemes") 
  
Schedule 10
 
  
BY THE LORD SHUTT OF GREETLAND
 
179     Page 212, line 42, at end insert ("including any arrangements entered into in connection with such a scheme relating to frequency or timing of services") 
  
Clause 153
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
 
180     Page 93, line 42, after ("operating") insert ("and improving accessibility to") 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
181     Page 94, line 16, at end insert ("six months after the first quality partnership scheme comes into operation in the local authorities' area") 
  
Clause 154
 
  
BY THE LORD SHUTT OF GREETLAND
 
182     Page 94, line 36, at end insert--
 
    ("(4A)  Where--
    (a)  an operator of a local service has, without reasonable excuse, failed to comply with section 129(3), and
    (b)  a traffic commissioner has, on a previous occasion, imposed a penalty on that operator for failure to comply with that section,
the traffic commissioner may, in addition to imposing a penalty under subsection (1)(c), make an order prohibiting that operator from registering a local service under section 6 of the Transport Act 1985 for such period as the traffic commissioner may determine.")
 
  
BY THE LORD SHUTT OF GREENLAND
 
183     Page 94, line 37, after ("penalty") insert ("or an order under subsection (4A)") 
184     Page 94, line 43, at end insert ("or the making of an order under subsection (4A)") 
  
Clause 155
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
185     Page 95, line 5, after ("establishment") insert ("by means of competitive tendering") 
186     Page 95, line 8, after ("securing") insert ("by means of competitive tendering") 
  
Schedule 11
 
  
BY THE LORD MACDONALD OF TRADESTON
 
187     Page 219, line 25, leave out from ("for") to end of line 28 and insert ("paragraphs (d) and (e) substitute--
      (d)  persons who are blind;
      (e)  persons who are partially sighted;")
 
188     Page 219, line 32, leave out ("seriously impairs") and insert ("has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on") 
189     Page 219, line 33, leave out from ("who") to end of line 34 and insert ("do not have arms or have long-term loss of the use of both arms;") 
190     Page 219, line 41, at end insert ("otherwise than on the ground of persistent misuse of drugs or alcohol;
    (eg)  any person travelling as the companion of a person who--
          (i)  is eligible to receive travel concessions by virtue of any other paragraph of this subsection; and
          (ii)  requires the assistance of a companion in order to travel on journeys on public passenger transport services;".")
 
  
Clause 163
 
  
BY THE LORD SHUTT OF GREETLAND
 
191     Page 99, line 26, at end insert--
 
    ("(3)  Before making a local charging scheme a charging authority which is a metropolitan district council must consult the Passenger Transport Authority for the passenger transport area in which the district is included.")
 
  
Clause 164
 
  
BY THE LORD SHUTT OF GREETLAND
 
192     Page 99, line 31, at end insert--
 
    ("(3)  Before making a joint local charging scheme the charging authorities, if any of them is a metropolitan district council, must consult the Passenger Transport Authority for the passenger transport area in which the district is included.")
 
  
Clause 169
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
193     Page 101, line 23, leave out ("may at any time") and insert ("shall") 
194     Page 101, line 24, leave out ("other persons") and insert ("such organisations representative of those affected or likely to be affected by the charging scheme, its variation or revocation and such other persons as are appropriate") 
195     Page 101, line 24, after ("other") insert ("interested") 
  
BY THE LORD LEA OF CRONDALL
THE LORD BRETT
THE BARONESS GIBSON OF MARKET RASEN
 
196     Page 101, line 25, at end insert ("including employers and their workforce representatives") 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
197     Page 101, line 27, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
198     Page 101, line 29, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
199     Page 101, line 29, after ("persons") insert ("(who shall be suitably qualified and independent of the charging authority or charging authorities)") 
200     Page 101, line 44, leave out ("may, at any time") and insert ("shall") 
201     Page 101, line 46, leave out ("other persons") and insert ("such organisations or representatives (or both) of those affected, or likely to be affected, by the charging scheme or its variation and such other persons as are appropriate") 
  
Clause 170
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
202     Page 102, line 24, after ("vehicles") insert ("(other than powered two wheelers which are excluded)") 
203     Page 102, line 29, at end (",  and
    (f)  include a provision for any vehicle able to pass through any designated charging area without any charges being incurred once every calendar month")
 
204     Page 102, line 29, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The charging authority or authorities must keep every charging scheme made by it, or them, under review and must revoke a charging scheme if it no longer meets the criteria set out in subsection (2) of section 163.")
 
205     Page 102, line 34, leave out subsection (3) 
206     Page 103, line 3, leave out subsection (6) 
  
Clause 171
 
  
BY THE VISCOUNT SIMON
 
207     Page 103, line 14, at end insert ("including exemptions in respect of people who are registered as disabled and people who have a chronic illness which prohibits them from using public transport") 
  
Clause 172
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
208     Page 103, line 37, leave out paragraphs (a) and (b) and insert ("by the driver of the vehicle at the time of the offence") 
209     Page 104, line 10, after ("if") insert ("with intent to avoid payment of a charge imposed by a charging scheme under this Part") 
  
Clause 173
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
210     Page 104, line 41, leave out ("or requiring") 
211     Page 105, line 13, leave out ("or requiring") 
  
Clause 174
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
212     Page 105, line 40, leave out ("intentionally") and insert ("with intent to avoid payment of, or being identified as having failed to pay, a charge imposed by the charging scheme") 
  
Clause 176
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
213     Page 106, line 45, at end insert--
 
    ("(7)  The charging authority should identify through routes that are covered by the designated area and sign an alternative route.")
 
  
Clause 177
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
214     Page 107, line 7, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  A workplace with four or fewer parking places will be exempted from the levy.")
 
215     Page 107, line 7, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  A licensing scheme shall be introduced only after the majority of the public transport improvements outlined in the local transport plan have been implemented and successfully in operation for the minimum of six months.")
 
216     Page 107, line 11, leave out paragraph (b) 
  
Clause 178
 
  
BY THE LORD SHUTT OF GREETLAND
 
217     Page 107, line 45, at end insert--
 
    ("(3)  Before making a local licensing scheme a licensing authority which is a metropolitan district council must consult the Passenger Transport Authority for the passenger transport area in which the district is included.")
 
  
Clause 179
 
  
BY THE LORD SHUTT OF GREETLAND
 
218     Page 108, line 5, at end insert--
 
    ("(3)  Before making a joint local licensing scheme the licensing authorities, if any of them is a metropolitan district council shall consult the Passenger Transport Authority for the passenger transport area in which the district is included.")
 
  
Clause 184
 
  
BY THE LORD LEA OF CRONDALL
THE LORD BRETT
THE BARONESS GIBSON OF MARKET RASEN
 
219     Page 110, line 40, at end insert ("including employers and their workforce representatives") 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
220     Page 110, line 42, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
221     Page 111, line 8, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
222     Page 111, line 10, after ("persons") insert ("(who shall be suitably qualified and independent of the licensing authority or licensing authorities)") 
223     Page 111, line 13, leave out ("may, at any time") and insert ("shall") 
224     Page 111, line 15, leave out ("other persons") and insert ("such organisations representative of those affected, or likely to be affected, by the licensing scheme or its variation and such other persons as are appropriate") 
225     Page 111, line 16, leave out ("other persons") and insert ("such organisations representative of those affected, or likely to be affected, by the licensing scheme or its variation and such other persons as are appropriate") 
  
Clause 185
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
226     Page 111, line 40, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The licensing authority or authorities must keep every licensing scheme made by it or them under review and must revoke a licensing scheme if it no longer meets the criteria set out in subsection (2) of section 178.")
 
  
Clause 187
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
227     Page 113, line 1, leave out subsection (3) 
  
Schedule 12
 
  
BY THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE EARL ATTLEE
 
228     Page 222, line 44, at end insert (", a London traffic authority's and the Greater London Authority's") 
229     Page 222, line 45, leave out ("early") 
230     Page 222, line 45, leave out from ("scheme") to end of line 46 
231     Page 223, line 2, at end insert (", or
    (c)  insofar as there is any surplus after application in accordance with sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) above to reduce the council tax (or precept charged through the council tax) of the relevant authority")
 
232     Page 223, leave out lines 16 to 37 
233     Page 223, line 34, leave out from beginning to end of line 23 on page 224 
234     Page 224, leave out lines 39 to 50 
 
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