Transport Bill — 30 Oct 2000 at 22:00
moved Amendment No. 268:
Page 138, line 4, at end insert--
("( ) The Authority shall not impose a penalty on a licence holder or person under closure restrictions unless--
(a) it has given notice to the Regulator specifying a period within which he may give notice to it if he considers that the most appropriate way of proceeding is under the Competition Act 1998;
(b) that period has expired; and
(c) the Regulator has not given notice to the Authority within that period that he so considers (or, if he has, he has withdrawn it).
( ) The Regulator shall not impose a penalty if he is satisfied that the most appropriate way of proceeding is under the Competition Act 1998.").
On Question, amendment agreed to.
moved Amendment No. 269:
Page 138, line 22, at end insert ("; and
(d) the desirability of providing a financial incentive for relevant operators to run or allow the running of more trains and for a fair division of responsibility for train delays,
but no policies will be adopted that will have the effect of imposing disproportionate penalties or materially altering the parameters within which an existing franchise was granted").
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 269) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 21; Not-Contents, 49.
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 is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||0||16 (+2 tell)||8.0%|
|Lab||42 (+2 tell)||0||22.7%|