Orders of the Day — Civic Amenities [Money]

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 30th November 1966.

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[Queen's Recommendation signified]

Considered in Committee under Standing Order No. 88 (Money Committees).

[Sir ERIC FLETCHER in the Chair]

Resolved,That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to make further provision for the protection and improvement of buildings of architectural or historic interest and of the character of areas of such interest; for the preservation and planting of trees: and for the orderly disposal of disused vehicles and equipment and other rubbish, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament of any such increase in the sums payable out of moneys so provided under any enactment as may be attributable to or may arise from provisions of the said Act of the present Session—

  1. (a) for securing the designation of areas of special architectural or historic interest and regulating the exercise in relation to such areas of functions under Part I of the Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953, the Local Authorities (Historic Build- ings) Act 1962, and Parts III and IV of the Town and Country Planning Act 1962 and the corresponding enactments relating to Scotland;
  2. (b) for extending in relation to buildings listed as buildings of special architectural or historic interest the powers of compulsory purchase conferred by section 69 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1962 and the corresponding enactment relating to Scotland and regulating the management, use and disposal of such buildings;
  3. (c) for securing by the imposition of conditions and otherwise the preservation or planting of trees in connection with the grant of permission for the development of land in Great Britain;
  4. (d) for conferring or imposing on local authorities in Great Britain further powers or duties with respect to the removal, storage and disposal of abandoned vehicles and other articles or material.—[Mr. MacColl.]

Resolution to be reported.

Report to be received Tomorrow.