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Notices of Amendments: 5 September 2013                  

622

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Mrs Eleanor Laing

 

Sheila Gilmore

 

Fabian Hamilton

 

Paul Flynn

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Mr Kevin Barron

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Graham Stringer

 

Mark Durkan

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr William Cash

 

Stephen Williams

 

Kate Hoey

 

John Mann

 

53

 

Schedule  1,  page  50,  line  11,  leave out paragraph 2.

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

150

 

Parliamentary Star    

Schedule  1,  page  50,  leave out lines 11 to 17.

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Mr Clive Betts

 

163

 

Parliamentary Star    

Schedule  1,  page  50,  line  14,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

A local government councillor who makes communications within section 2(3)

 

on behalf of a person or persons resident in his or her ward does not, by reason of

 

those communications, carry on the business of consultant lobbying.’.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

16

 

Schedule  1,  page  50,  line  15,  leave out sub-paragraph (2).

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Mrs Eleanor Laing

 

Sheila Gilmore

 

Fabian Hamilton

 

Paul Flynn

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Graham Stringer

 

Mark Durkan

 

Stephen Williams

 

Kate Hoey

 

John Mann

 

52

 

Schedule  1,  page  50,  line  18,  leave out paragraph 3.

 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

91

 

Schedule  1,  page  50,  line  18,  after ‘not’ insert ‘, by reason of making a

 

communication,’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 5 September 2013                  

623

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Mrs Eleanor Laing

 

Sheila Gilmore

 

Fabian Hamilton

 

Paul Flynn

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Kate Hoey

 

John Mann

 

139

 

Parliamentary Star    

Schedule  1,  page  50,  line  18,  leave out paragraph 3.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Mark Durkan

 

17

 

Schedule  1,  page  50,  line  18,  leave out ‘consultant’ and insert ‘professional’.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

18

 

Schedule  1,  page  50,  leave out lines 19 to 24 and insert—

 

‘(a)    

the person is a constituent contacting or communicating with their

 

Member of Parliament;

 

(b)    

the person is making communications solely on his or her own behalf;

 

(c)    

the person is responding to a government consultation exercise;

 

(d)    

the person is responding to an invitation to submit information or

 

evidence to a Parliamentary Select Committee or Public Bill Committee;

 

(e)    

the person is acting in an official capacity on behalf of a government

 

organisation;

 

(f)    

a person is making communications without remuneration;

 

(g)    

the person is responding to or complying with a court order,’.

 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

92

 

Schedule  1,  page  50,  line  19,  leave out ‘(or, where the person is an employee, the

 

person’s employer)’.

 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

93

 

Schedule  1,  page  50,  line  20,  leave out ‘is mainly a non-lobbying business’ and

 

insert ‘consists mainly of non-lobbying activities’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 5 September 2013                  

624

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

94

 

Schedule  1,  page  50,  line  22,  leave out from first ‘of’ to end of line 24 and insert

 

‘the communication is incidental to the carrying on of those activities’.

 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

95

 

Schedule  1,  page  50,  leave out from beginning of line 25 to ‘activities’ in line 26 and

 

insert ‘In sub-paragraph (1) “non-lobbying activities” are’.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Mark Durkan

 

19

 

Schedule  1,  page  50,  line  25,  leave out sub-paragraph 3(2)  and insert—

 


 

‘ A person is carrying on the business of professional lobbying if they are acting—

 

(a)    

on behalf of a client, or

 

(b)    

on behalf of an employer.’.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

20

 

Schedule  1,  page  50,  line  30,  leave out sub-paragraph 3(3) .

 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

21

 

Schedule  1,  page  50,  line  33,  leave out sub-paragraph 3(4) .

 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Mark Durkan

 

22

 

Schedule  1,  page  51,  line  8,  leave out ‘consultant’ and insert ‘professional’.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

23

 

Schedule  1,  page  51,  line  8,  after ‘if’, insert ‘the activity involves’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 5 September 2013                  

625

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

96

 

Schedule  1,  page  51,  line  9,  leave out ‘(or, where the person is an employee, the

 

person’s employer)’.

 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

97

 

Schedule  1,  page  51,  line  12,  leave out ‘(or employer)’.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

24

 

Schedule  1,  page  51,  line  21,  leave out ‘consultant’ and insert ‘professional’.

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Mrs Eleanor Laing

 

Sheila Gilmore

 

Fabian Hamilton

 

Paul Flynn

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Graham Stringer

 

Mark Durkan

 

Stephen Williams

 

Kate Hoey

 

John Mann

 

54

 

Schedule  1,  page  51,  line  35,  at end insert ‘but a reference to payment does not

 

include a reference to the salary a Member of the House of Commons receives in that

 

capacity.’.

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

151

 

Parliamentary Star    

Schedule  1,  page  51,  line  35,  at end insert—

 

  ‘(1A)  

But “payment” does not include any sums payable to a member of either House

 

of Parliament—

 

(a)    

under section 4 or 5 of the Parliamentary Standards Act 2009 (MPs’

 

salaries and allowances),

 

(b)    

pursuant to a resolution or a combination of resolutions of the House

 

of Lords relating to expenses and allowances for its members, or

 

(c)    

otherwise out of money provided by Parliament or out of the

 

Consolidated Fund.’.

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Mrs Eleanor Laing

 

Sheila Gilmore

 

Fabian Hamilton

 

Paul Flynn

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Graham Stringer

 

Mark Durkan

 

Stephen Williams

 

Kate Hoey

 

John Mann

 

55

 

Schedule  1,  page  51,  line  42,  at end insert—


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 5 September 2013                  

626

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

‘(4)    

In this paragraph—

 

“salary of a Member of the House of Commons” has the same meaning as

 

in the Parliamentary Standards Act 2009.’.

 

Mr Kevin Barron

 

Mark Durkan

 

100

 

Schedule  1,  page  51,  line  42,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

A reference to payment does not include a reference to the salary an hon. Member

 

receives as a Member of the House of Commons.’.

 

Mr Gareth Thomas

 

102

 

Schedule  1,  page  51,  line  42,  at end insert—

 

      (4)  

“Payment” does not include any salary or expenses an hon. Member of

 

Parliament receives as a Member of the House of Commons.’.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

25

 

Schedule  1,  page  51,  line  43,  leave out paragraph (7).

 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

26

 

Schedule  1,  page  52,  line  10,  leave out paragraph (8).

 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

27

 

Schedule  1,  page  52,  line  16,  leave out paragraph (10).

 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

28

 

Schedule  1,  page  52,  line  20,  leave out paragraph (11).

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 5 September 2013                  

627

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Mark Durkan

 

29

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  34,  leave out ‘consultant’ and insert ‘professional’.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Mark Durkan

 

30

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  35,  leave out ‘consultant’ and insert ‘professional’.

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Kate Hoey

 

John Mann

 

136

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  36,  at end add—

 

‘(3)    

The Minister is under a duty to ensure the independence of the Registrar.

 

(4)    

The Minister is under a duty to ensure the Registrar is adequately financed and

 

resourced so that the Registrar can exercise its functions under this Part.’.

 


 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Mark Durkan

 

31

 

Schedule  2,  page  53,  line  1,  after ‘Minister’, insert ‘after consultation with the

 

Political and Constitutional Reform Committee of the House of Commons.’.

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Kate Hoey

 

John Mann

 

138

 

Parliamentary Star    

Schedule  2,  page  53,  line  2,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

The power of the Minister under sub-paragraph (1) is exercisable only following

 

the approval of a proposed appointment by resolution of both Houses of

 

Parliament.’.

 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

98

 

Schedule  2,  page  53,  line  15,  at end insert ‘or was an employee of a person who

 

carried on that business.’.

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 5 September 2013                  

628

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Mark Durkan

 

32

 

Clause  4,  page  2,  line  38,  leave out ‘consultant’ and insert ‘professional’.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Mark Durkan

 

33

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  12,  leave out ‘consultant’ and insert ‘professional’.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Mark Durkan

 

34

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

the approximate value of the registered person’s spending on their

 

lobbying activities for each quarter.’.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Mark Durkan

 

35

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  29,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

specify any other information required under subsection 4(2) to be

 

included in the register.’.

 


 

Jon Trickett

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Mark Durkan

 

36

 

Clause  5,  page  3,  line  37,  after ‘information’, insert ‘and spending on lobbying’.


 
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