Clause 5 — Powers to make supplemental provision

Localism Bill (Ways and Means) – in the House of Commons at 7:30 pm on 17th May 2011.

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  • Division number 273
    A majority of MPs voted t to limit the power of the Secretary of State to repeal laws considered to detract from the general power of competence for local authorities.

Amendment proposed: 37, page 4, line 22, at end insert—

‘(6A) The power under subsection (1) or (2) may not be exercised to amend, repeal, revoke or disapply—

(a) this Part of this Act,

(b) Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964 section 7 or section 13,

(c) Small Holdings and Allotments Act 1908 section 23,

(d) Children Act 1989 Part 3 and Schedule 2,

(e) Childcare Act 2006, Parts 1 and 2,

(f) Child Poverty Act 2010 Part 2,

(g) Equality Act 2010, section 88,

(h) Equality Act 2010, section 149,

(i) Care Standards Act 2000,

(j) Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 section 21,

(k) Transport Act 2000 section 145A,

(l) Local Authorities’ Traffic Orders (Exemptions for Disabled Persons) (England) Regulations 2000,

(m) Disabled Persons (Badges for Motor Vehicles) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2007,

(n) Disabled Persons (Badges for Motor Vehicles) (England) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2007,

(o) Carers and Disabled Children Act 2000,

(p) Carers (Recognition and Services) Act 1995,

(q) Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986,

(r) Mental Health Act 1983 Part 8,

(s) Community Care, Services for Carers and Children Services (Direct Payments) England Regulations 2009,

(t) Public Health Act 1875,

(u) Public Health Act 1936,

(v) Commons Act 2006,

(w) Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000,

(x) Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 section 40,

(y) Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 section 25 or section 28E,

(z) Environment Act 1995 Part 4,

(z1) Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976,

(z2) Prevention of Damage by Pests Act 1949,

(z3) Hedgerow Regulations 1997,

(z4) Planning (Listed Building and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 section 66 or section 72,

(z5) Ancient Monument and Archaeological Areas Act 1979 sections 12 and 13,

(z6) National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949,

(z7) Animal Welfare Act 2006 section 30,

(z8) Zoo Licensing Act 1981,

(z9) Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 Part 6,

(z10) Flood and Water Management Act 2010 Schedule 3,

(z11) Working Time Regulations 1998 Regulation 28,

(z12) Education Act 1996 section 15ZA,

(z13) Food Safety Act 1990 Parts 1, 2 and 3,

(z14) Freedom of Information Act 2000,

(z15) Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 section 1,

(z16) Housing Act 1996 Part 7,

(z17) Homelessness Act 2002,

(z18) Housing Act 2004 Part 2,

(z19) Local Government Act 1972 Part VA, section 99 or section 148,

(z20) Local Government Act 2000 Part 3 section 21 or section 37,

(z21) Children and Young Persons Act 1969 Part 1, or

(z22) Adoption and Children Act 2002.’.—(Barbara Keeley.)

The House divided:

Ayes 225, Noes 303.

Division number 273 Localism Bill — Clause 5 — Power for Secretary of State to Repeal Laws Conflicting with General Power of Competence for Local Government

A majority of MPs voted t to limit the power of the Secretary of State to repeal laws considered to detract from the general power of competence for local authorities.

Aye: 225 MPs

No: 303 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 116 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.