Road Safety Bill [HL] — level crossings — 29 Nov 2005 at 17:30
Amendment No. 49 not moved.]
moved Amendment No. 50:
After Clause 40, insert the following new clause-
"DEVELOPMENT POTENTIALLY AFFECTING TRAFFIC OVER LEVEL CROSSINGS
The Secretary of State shall make provision by a development order under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (c. 8) to secure that, in any case where a proposed development is likely to result in a material increase in the volume, or a material change in the character, of traffic, or may require changes to the level crossing's protective arrangements, using a highway which is part of a highway network which includes a level crossing over a railway situated within 15 miles of the proposed development, the local planning authority shall be required to consult the Secretary of State, the rail safety authority and operator of the network which includes or consists of the railway in question before granting planning permission for the development."
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 50) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 175; Not-Contents, 146
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