Transport Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 7:09 pm on 9th November 2000.

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Photo of Earl Attlee Earl Attlee Conservative 7:09 pm, 9th November 2000

moved Amendment No. 13:

Clause 207, page 124, line 17, at end insert--

("( ) The Authority may further its purposes, in accordance with any strategies it has formulated with respect to them, by means of competitions and tenders for the purpose of encouraging innovation and otherwise, provided that such competitions and tenders, where they relate to matters of material importance to the Authority's exercise of its functions, are conducted in accordance with rules that have first been approved by the Secretary of State.").