“(1) The Secretary of State must from time to time prepare and publish reports on the manner in which a strategic highways company exercises its functions.
(2) The Secretary of State must lay a report prepared under subsection (1) before Parliament.”—(Mr Hayes.)
This amendment would place a duty on the Secretary of State to prepare and publish reports on the exercise by a strategic highways company of its functions.
Brought up, and added to the Bill.
Amendment proposed: 4, page 1, line 4, leave out clauses 1 and 2.—(Richard Burden.)
Question put, That the amendment be made.
The House divided:
Ayes 203, Noes 323.
Division number 142