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Notices of Amendments: 5 September 2013                  

636

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Wayne David

 

Angela Smith

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Caroline Lucas

 

59

 

Page  12,  line  20,  leave out Clause 26.

 


 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Fabian Hamilton

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Graham Stringer

 

Mark Durkan

 

Sarah Champion

 

Andrew George

 

Kate Hoey

 

John Mann

 

Charlotte Leslie

 

132

 

Schedule  3,  page  55,  line  23,  leave out sub-paragraph (3) and insert—

 

‘Any manifesto or other document setting out the third party’s view on the

 

policies of one or more registered parties or of any category of registered

 

parties or candidates.’.

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Fabian Hamilton

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Graham Stringer

 

Mark Durkan

 

Sarah Champion

 

Andrew George

 

Chris White

 

Kate Hoey

 

John Mann

 

Charlotte Leslie

 

133

 

Schedule  3,  page  55,  line  32,  at end add ‘in connection with an election campaign’.

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Fabian Hamilton

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Graham Stringer

 

Mark Durkan

 

Sarah Champion

 

Andrew George

 

Kate Hoey

 

John Mann

 

Charlotte Leslie

 

134

 

Schedule  3,  page  55,  leave out lines 40 to line 4 on page 56.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 5 September 2013                  

637

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Chris White

 

Andrew George

 

Charlotte Leslie

 

Kate Hoey

 

John Mann

 

162

 

Parliamentary Star    

Schedule  3,  page  56,  line  15,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

in respect of staffing costs incurred for election purposes, as defined

 

in section 85(3).’.

 

Wayne David

 

Angela Smith

 

61

 

Page  54,  line  29,  leave out Schedule 3.

 


 

Wayne David

 

Angela Smith

 

156

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  27,  page  13,  line  24,  leave out subsection (1).

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

101

 

Clause  27,  page  13,  line  31,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

In section 94(1) of the Political Parties Elections and Referendums Act 2000,

 

after subsection (1) insert—

 

“(1A)    

During a regulated period no controlled expenditure is to be incurred by

 

any third party that is in receipt of public funds in the 12 month period

 

prior to the start of the regulated period.”.

 

( )    

In section 94(2) after “schedule 10” in line 3, insert “or by (1A) above.’.

 

Wayne David

 

Angela Smith

 

66

 

Clause  27,  page  13,  leave out lines 32 to 35.

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 5 September 2013                  

638

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Fabian Hamilton

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Graham Stringer

 

Mark Durkan

 

Sarah Champion

 

Chris White

 

Kate Hoey

 

John Mann

 

Charlotte Leslie

 

135

 

Page  13,  line  31,  leave out Clause 27.

 


 

Wayne David

 

Angela Smith

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Caroline Lucas

 

69

 

Page  14,  line  3,  leave out Clause 28.

 


 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

86

 

Clause  29,  page  22,  line  5,  leave out ‘or the recognised third party’.

 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

87

 

Clause  29,  page  22,  line  18,  leave out ‘or the recognised third party’.

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Caroline Lucas

 

143

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  18,  line  29,  leave out Clause 29.

 


 

Wayne David

 

Angela Smith

 

70

 

Clause  30,  page  23,  line  24,  leave out subsection (3) and insert—

 

‘(3)    

After subsection (4) insert—

 

“(5)    

If the Minister considers it appropriate to proceed with the making of an

 

order under section 155 of the Political Parties, Election and

 

Referendums Act 2000, the Minister must lay before Parliament—

 

(a)    

a draft of the Order, and

 

(b)    

an explanatory document explaining the proposals.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 5 September 2013                  

639

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

(6)    

Sections 15 to 19 of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006

 

(choosing between negative, affirmative and super-affirmative

 

parliamentary procedure) are to apply in relation to an explanatory

 

document and draft order laid under section 155 but as if references to

 

section 14 of that Act were references to section 155.”.’.

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Kate Hoey

 

John Mann

 

144

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  23,  line  20,  leave out Clause 30.

 


 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Kate Hoey

 

John Mann

 

145

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  23,  line  32,  leave out Clause 31.

 


 

Wayne David

 

Angela Smith

 

71

 

Clause  32,  page  26,  leave out from line 27 to line 20 on page 28.

 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

88

 

Clause  32,  page  29,  line  11,  after ‘section’ insert ‘in relation to a recognised third

 

party’.

 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

89

 

Clause  32,  page  29,  line  12,  after ‘section 58’ insert ‘in relation to a registered

 

party’.

 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

90

 

Clause  32,  page  30,  line  39,  leave out ‘3(3)’ and insert ‘3(3)(c)’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 5 September 2013                  

640

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Kate Hoey

 

John Mann

 

146

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  24,  line  25,  leave out Clause 32.

 


 

Wayne David

 

Angela Smith

 

72

 

Clause  33,  page  33,  line  14,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

that the Commission are satisfied that controlled expenditure incurred by

 

or on behalf of a recognised third party in any relevant part or parts of the

 

United Kingdom does not exceed the limits in Clause 27, subsection

 

(1).’.

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Kate Hoey

 

John Mann

 

147

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  32,  line  6,  leave out Clause 33.

 


 

Charity or non-party campaigning

 

John Thurso

 

Stephen Lloyd

 

NC4

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Nothing in Part 2 of this Act shall limit the capacity of a charity or non-party

 

campaigning organisation to comment on public policy in so far as it does not

 

seek to influence the outcome of an election in so doing.’.

 


 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Kate Hoey

 

John Mann

 

148

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  35,  line  31,  leave out Clause 34.

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 5 September 2013                  

641

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Kate Hoey

 

John Mann

 

149

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  37,  line  10,  leave out Clause 35.

 


 

Expenditure within third party groups

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Chris White

 

Andrew George

 

Charlotte Leslie

 

Kate Hoey

 

John Mann

 

NC6

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

Part 6 of the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (controls

 

relating to third party national election campaigns) is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

After section 87 insert—

 

“87A  

Expenditure within third party groups

 

(1)    

For the purposes of this Part, third parties which have formed part of a

 

group of third parties (“a group”), for the purposes of undertaking

 

activities to influence the outcome of an election, have only a duty to

 

account to the regulator for expenditure that the third party has incurred

 

for election purposes, as defined in section 85(3), and not for expenditure

 

by the group or groups of which they have formed part.

 

(2)    

Each group shall designate a person or persons responsible for reporting

 

to the regulator expenditure by the group incurred for election purposes.

 

(3)    

A donation by a third party to a group for the purposes of undertaking

 

activities to influence the outcome of an election shall count towards the

 

expenditure limits established in section 94 and Schedule 10.”.’.

 


 

Part 3, New Clauses Relating to part 3, New Schedules Relating to Part 3,

 

Part 4, Remaining New Clauses, Remaining New Schedules, Remaining

 

Proceedings on the Bill

 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

103

 

Clause  36,  page  37,  line  39,  leave out ‘in relation to each reporting period’ and

 

insert ‘if


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 5 September 2013                  

642

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

(a)    

a formal complaint is received by the Certification Officer that would

 

result in the Certification Officer requiring a membership audit in

 

relation to the reporting period when the complaint was verified and

 

(b)    

the Certification Officer determined that a certificate was required.’.

 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

104

 

Clause  36,  page  38,  line  7,  at end insert ‘unless—

 

(a)    

The Trade Union is appealing the membership certificate; or

 

(b)    

The Trade Union has challenged the Certification Officer’s acceptance of

 

a membership audit certificate and invoked (a).’.

 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

105

 

Clause  36,  page  38,  line  12,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

The Secretary of State may confer these powers to any political party with more

 

than 10,000 members should there be a requirement in the public interest.’.

 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

106

 

Clause  36,  page  38,  line  22,  leave out from ‘certificate’ to end and insert ‘for which

 

the trade union may request reasonable payment as per charges for requests for access to

 

accounting periods in section 30(6).’.

 


 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

121

 

Clause  37,  page  38,  line  42,  leave out ‘in relation to each reporting period’ and

 

insert ‘if section 24ZA(1) is invoked’.

 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

107

 

Clause  37,  page  39,  line  7,  at end add ‘, and

 

(c)    

to have a duty of confidentiality to the trade union and its members; and

 

(d)    

to abide at all times by the trade union’s obligations under the Data

 

Protection Act 1998 to protect the information of members.’.


 
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