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Communications Bill


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN COMMITTEE
[Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List]


 

Clause 11

 

THE BARONESS BLACKSTONE

Page 12, line 6, after "of" insert "the Schedule to"
 

After Clause 195

 

THE LORD PEARSON OF RANNOCH

Insert the following new Clause—
  "BBC public service remit: monitoring and reporting
  The BBC shall establish a committee of the Governors to monitor and report annually to Parliament on the BBC's discharge of its public service remit, including the delivery of a politically impartial and wide-ranging news service."
 

Clause 271

 

THE BARONESS BLACKSTONE

Page 244, line 29, at end insert—
"(   )  In determining whether it is appropriate, by an order under subsection (2), to add a service to the list of must-provide services or to remove a service from that list, the Secretary of State must have regard, in particular, to—
(a)  the public benefit to be secured by the addition of the service to the list, or by its retention in the list;
(b)  the likely effect of the proposed modification as respects the costs to be borne, under arrangements entered into or imposed under section 270, by the persons who, after the coming into force of the modification, would have to be parties to those arrangements; and
(c)  the extent to which that effect is proportionate to the benefit mentioned in paragraph (a)."
 

Clause 314

 

THE BARONESS BLACKSTONE

Page 278, line 44, leave out from beginning to "the" in line 46 and insert—
"(7)  Provision included by virtue of this section in standards set under section 312 is not to apply to, or to be construed as prohibiting"
Page 279, line 1, leave out from "political" to "paragraph" in line 5 and insert "or referendum campaign broadcast the inclusion of which is required by a condition imposed under section 326 or by"
 

Clause 330

 

THE LORD CARTER

Page 290, line 11, leave out "the fair treatment of" and insert "equality of opportunity for"
 

Clause 402

 

THE BARONESS BLACKSTONE

Page 352, line 39, leave out "or"

 
 
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