Local Government Bill — Requirement for overriding order — 23 Mar 1999

As amended in the Standing Committee, considered.

(a) inspections of best value authorities, or

(b) inquiries or investigations in relation to best value authorities,

a person or body to whom this section applies shall have regard to any guidance issued by the Secretary of State for the purposes of securing the coordination of different kinds of inspection, inquiry and investigation.

(2) This section applies to--

(a) the Audit Commission;

(b) an inspector, assistant inspector or other officer appointed under section 24(1) of the Fire Services Act 1947 (inspectors of fire brigades);

(c) Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools in England;

(d) Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools in Wales;

(e) a person carrying out an inquiry under section 7C of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 (inquiries);

(f) a person carrying out an inspection under section 48 of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (inspection of premises used for provision of community care services);

(g) a person conducting an inspection under section 80 of the Children Act 1989 (inspection of children's homes, &c.) or an inquiry under section 81 of that Act (inquiries in relation to children);

(h) a person authorised under section 139A(1) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 (reports on administration of housing benefit and council tax benefit);

(i) an inspector appointed under section 54 of the Police Act 1996 (inspectors of constabulary).

(3) The Secretary of State may by order provide for this section to apply to a person or body specified in the order.'.-- [Mr. Jon Owen Jones.]

Brought up, and read the First time.

I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.

Mr. Deputy Speaker (Sir Alan Haselhurst):

With this, it will be convenient to discuss the following amendments: No. 95, in clause 12, page 9, line 11, after '(2)', insert

Question put and agreed to.

Clause read a Second time, and added to the Bill.

Brought up, and read the First time.

I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.

Mr. Deputy Speaker (Mr. Michael Lord):

With this, it will be convenient to discuss amendment No. 83, in clause 13, page 9, line 24, after 'State', insert

It being Ten o'clock, the debate stood adjourned.

Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 15 (Exempted business),

That, at this day's sitting, the Local Government Bill may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour.-- [Mr. Hall.]

Question agreed to.

As amended in the Standing Committee, again considered.

Question again proposed, That the clause be read a Second time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:--

The House divided: Ayes 156, Noes 330.

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

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.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con0 127 (+2 tell)079.6%
Lab330 (+2 tell) 0079.8%
LDem0 26056.5%
UUP0 3030.0%
Total:330 156077.3%

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