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Third Reading

Part of Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL] – in the House of Lords at 5:15 pm on 21st July 2015.

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Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government 5:15 pm, 21st July 2015

My Lords, the amendment has no effect on local authorities’ existing regulatory functions. I hope that clarifies things for the noble Lord.

Amendment 3 agreed.

Amendment 4

Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford

4: Clause 8, page 9, line 20, at end insert—

““regulated function” means the function of carrying out an activity to which a regulatory function relates;

“regulatory function” has the meaning given by section 32 of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006.”

Amendment 4 agreed.

Clause 9: Overview and scrutiny committees

Amendment 5

Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford

5: Clause 9, page 10, line 11, after “committees” insert “and audit committees”