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Local Government Bill


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT


 

Clause 2

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 3, line 5, leave out subsections (2) to (6) and insert—
"(   )  No regulations may be made under this section unless—
(a)  the Secretary of State has consulted such representatives of local government as appear to him to be appropriate,
(b)  he has laid before each House of Parliament a report explaining the reasons why he considers it necessary that the regulations be made, and
(c)  the report has been approved by resolutions of each House of Parliament.
(   )  Section 122(1) and (2) do not apply to regulations made under this section."
 

Clause 11

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 5, line 38, leave out paragraph (b)
 

Clause 18

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 8, line 33, at end insert—
"(5)  A local authority may make and issue a guarantee in respect of membership of a company incorporated under the Companies Act either operating in its area or operating as a local authority association."
 

Clause 26

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Leave out Clause 26
 

Clause 27

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 12, line 11, leave out subsection (1)
Page 12, line 15, leave out "previous" and insert "forthcoming"
Page 12, line 16, leave out "a controlled reserve is or is" and insert "the authority's reserves are or are"
Page 12, line 20, leave out "corresponding"
Page 12, line 22, leave out subsection (3)
Page 12, line 29, leave out from second "the" to end of line 30 and insert "budget for the forthcoming financial year"
 

Clause 28

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Leave out Clause 28
 

Clause 35

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 16, line 11, at end insert—
"(   )  No power under this section is to be exercisable in relation to a regional assembly in England."
 

Clause 40

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 18, line 21, at end insert—
"(   )  Any payments made by the Secretary of State under subsection (1) must not be financed by monies recouped from debt free councils via capital receipts."
 

Clause 41

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 19, line 5, at end insert—
"(   )  Any payments made by the Secretary of State under subsection (1) must not be financed by monies recouped from debt free councils via capital receipts."
 

Clause 71

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 35, line 24, after "fit" insert "after consultation with all interested parties"
Page 35, line 34, at end insert—
"(4E)  Notwithstanding the provision of section 143 of the 1988 Act (orders and regulations), no rules may be made under sub-paragraph (4A) unless a draft of the regulations containing them has been laid before Parliament and approved by resolution of each House."
 

Clause 73

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 38, line 45, leave out "may" and insert "shall"
Page 39, line 5, at end insert—
"(7)  Where an appeal made under this paragraph is withdrawn, a valuation officer may mitigate or repeal any penalty made under paragraph 5A above if satisfied on either or both of the grounds specified in paragraph 5C(6) above."
Page 39, leave out lines 27 to 30
 

Clause 78

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Leave out Clause 78
 

Clause 79

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 42, line 27, at end insert ", provided that such change does not alter the ratio between the top and bottom band.
(   )  The power under subsection (4A) shall not be used to alter the ratio between the top and bottom bands set out in subsection (1)."
Page 42, line 27, at end insert—
"(   )  Any order made under this section may apply to a billing authority or any number of billing authorities."
Page 42, line 27, at end insert—
"(   )  No power may be exercised under subsection (4A) if at the beginning of the financial year in which it would have effect it would result in any dwelling being placed in a higher band than that which it would have been had the values set out in subsections (2) and (3) been uprated to reflect movements in the housing price index after the coming into force of this Act."
Leave out Clause 79
 

Clause 86

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 45, leave out line 42
Page 46, leave out lines 9 to 11
 

Clause 102

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 57, leave out line 21
 

Before Clause 104

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Local elections: pilot schemes
  In section 10 of the Representation of the People Act 2000 (c. 2) (pilot schemes for local elections in England and Wales), after subsection (12) there is inserted—
"(13)  An order under subsection (1) which contains provision modifying or disapplying any enactment shall be made by statutory instrument and shall not be made unless a draft of the statutory instrument containing the order has been laid before and approved by a resolution of both Houses of Parliament.
(14)  Any other order under subsection (1) shall be made by statutory instrument and shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.""
 

Clause 104

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 60, line 7, leave out paragraph (a)
Page 60, line 10, leave out paragraph (b)
Page 60, line 24, leave out paragraph (b)
Page 61, line 8, at end insert ", provided that the conditions in subsection (6A) below have been complied with.
(6A)  In consulting the Electoral Commission under subsection (5) above, the Secretary of State must invite the Commission to report publicly on whether, in their view, the making of an order under this section is likely to—
(a)  complicate the conduct of the ballot on the polling day or days;
(b)  lead to greater clarity about and public understanding of the issues involved in the campaign for the elections being moved under the order and for the European Parliamentary elections;
(c)  lead to greater or lesser risk of confusion among electors about the voting procedures in the elections concerned.""
Leave out Clause 104
 

Clause 127

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 76, line 12, leave out "120,"
Page 77, line 12, at end insert—
"(   )  Section 120 shall come into force at the end of the period of two years beginning with the day on which the Fire Services Act 2003 is passed."

 
 
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