HC Deb 08 July 1980 vol 988 cc467-8
Mr. Fox

I beg to move amendment No. 176, in page 60, line 11, leave out 'ten' and insert 'seven'.

Mr. Deputy Speaker

With this we may take Government amendment No. 236.

Mr. Fox

These amendments keep Scottish legislation in line with provisions for England and Wales and correspond to the amendments to clause 75 and schedule 11.

Amendment agreed to.

Amendments made: No. 177, in page 60, line 22, leave out 'in their opinion'.

No. 178, in page 60, line 23, after 'for', insert— 'and is required in order to secure the carrying out of'.

No. 179, in page 60, line 26, leave out— 'in their opinion, it is expedient to acquire' and insert 'is required'.

No. 180, in page 60, line 30, at end add— '(1AA) A local authority and the Secretary of State in considering for the purposes of subsection (1)(a) above whether land is suitable for development, re-development or improvement shall have regard—

  1. (a) to the provisions of the development plan, so far as material;
  2. (b) to whether planning permission for any development on the land is in force; and
  3. (c) to any other consideration which, on an application for planning permission for development on the land, would be material for the purpose of determining that application.'.—[Mr. King.]

The Under-Secretary of State for Scotland (Mr. Malcolm Rifkind)

I beg to move amendment No. 181, in page 61, line 14, at end insert— '(8) Section 71 above extends to Scotland, and this section extends to Scotland only but, subject to that, this Part of this Act does not extend to Scotland.'.

Mr. Deputy Speaker

With this we may take Government amendments Nos. 215 and 216.

Mr. Rifkind

These are technical amendments which set out the extent to which part IX of the Bill applies to Scotland.

Amendment agreed to.

Clause 80