Localism Bill — Clause 90 — Production of Joint Infrastructure Planning Guidance — 17 May 2011 at 22:26
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.
The majority of MPs voted against being more prescriptive about the collaborative process for producing Joint Infrastructure Planning Guidance.
The text of the rejected amendment was:
- Amendment 298, page 61, line 20, at end insert—
- ‘(3A) The preparation of Joint Infrastructure Planning Guidance within subsection (3) must involve—
- (a) a local planning authority who is also a member of a Local Enterprise Partnership as approved by the Secretary of State; and
- (b) every other person within subsection (1).
- (3B) The preparation of Joint Infrastructure Planning Guidance within subsection (3) includes in particular—
- (a) the collection of evidence on issues defined in subsection (3C);
- (b) the preparation of policy guidance in relation to issues defined in subsection (3C); and
- (c) any other activities that support joint infrastructure planning.
- (3C) For the purpose of subsection (3B) the issues to be addressed include—
- (a) housing needs;
- (b) climate mitigation and adaptation and in particular flood risk;
- (c) economic development including retail needs;
- (d) energy needs and capacity;
- (e) biodiversity;
- (f) natural resource use including water management; and
- (g) transport.
- (3D) The person or bodies defined in subsection (1) must exercise the function of Joint Infrastructure Planning with the aim of achieving sustainable development and must act under guidance, including as to the meaning of sustainable development, as set out in the UK Sustainable Development Strategy.’.
This amendment would have taken effect on Clause 90 of the Localism Bill as at the time of the vote.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Localism Bill (now the Localism Act 2011)
-  Clause 90 of the Localism Bill as at the time of the vote
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||260 (+1 tell)||0||0||85.3%|
|Lab||0||207 (+2 tell)||0||81.3%|
|LDem||45 (+1 tell)||0||0||80.7%|