Clause 8

Part of Local Transport Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 6:15 pm on 22nd April 2008.

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Photo of Ann Winterton Ann Winterton Conservative, Congleton 6:15 pm, 22nd April 2008

That is the problem with it being entirely within the legislation. Earlier we talked about the definition of “the economy”. When I looked at the lawyers’ interpretation, that is something that means what it would mean in normal parlance. However, something like “exceptional circumstances” is incredibly vague, and exceptional circumstances for one authority might be entirely different for another.