Report (2nd Day)

Part of Energy Bill [HL] – in the House of Lords at 6:25 pm on 8th March 2011.

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Photo of Lord Davies of Oldham Lord Davies of Oldham Shadow Spokesperson (Transport), Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury), Shadow Spokesperson (Wales) 6:25 pm, 8th March 2011

My Lords, I had hoped that we would have a replacement to move the amendment of the noble Lord, Lord Whitty, who is not able to be here. However, we have no one, so the amendment is not moved.

Amendment 167 not moved.

Amendment 168

Moved by Lord Judd

168: After Clause 99, insert the following new Clause-

"Bodies able to produce and supply renewable energy

Production and supply of renewable energy by National Park authorities and the Broads Authority

(1) Section 11 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 (production and supply of heat etc. by local authorities) is amended as follows.

(2) After subsection (1) insert-

"(1A) In subsection (1) the definition of a "local authority" shall be understood to include the Broads Authority and National Park authorities when applied to subsection (1)(a), (b) and (d) (production of heat or electricity or both; establishment and operation of generating stations for production of heat or electricity or both; and use or sale of heat or electricity)."

(3) In subsection (3), after "a local authority" insert "including the Broads Authority and National Park authorities"."