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Consideration of Bill: 8 October 2013                  

792

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

“special advisor” had the same meaning as in the Constitutional Reform and

 

Governance Act 2010.

 


 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

28

 

Schedule  1,  page  51,  line  6,  leave out paragraph 1.

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr William Cash

 

1

 

Schedule  1,  page  51,  line  6,  leave out paragraphs 1 and 2.

 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

29

 

Schedule  1,  page  51,  line  11,  leave out paragraph 2.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

78

 

Schedule  1,  page  51,  line  15,  leave out sub-paragraph (2).

 

Jon Trickett

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

79

 

Schedule  1,  page  51,  line  18,  leave out paragraph 3.

 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

30

 

Schedule  1,  page  51,  line  35,  at beginning insert ‘the First Minister, the deputy

 

First Minister, the Northern Ireland Ministers and’.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

80

 

Schedule  1,  page  52,  line  7,  leave out paragraph 4.


 
 

Consideration of Bill: 8 October 2013                  

793

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Jon Trickett

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

81

 

Schedule  1,  page  53,  line  6,  leave out paragraph 8.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

82

 

Schedule  1,  page  53,  line  22,  leave out paragraph 11.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

83

 

Schedule  1,  page  53,  line  26,  leave out paragraph 12.

 


 

Jon Trickett

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

84

 

Schedule  2,  page  54,  line  15,  after ‘satisfied’, insert ‘after consultation with the

 

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

 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

31

 

Schedule  2,  page  55,  leave out lines 1 and 2 and insert—

 

      ‘()  

The payments that may be made under arrangements under sub-paragraph

 

(1)(a) include payments to the staff in addition to, or instead of, payments to

 

the person with whom the arrangements are made.’.

 



 
 

Consideration of Bill: 8 October 2013                  

794

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Jon Trickett

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

85

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  7,  leave out from ‘business’ to end of line 8.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

86

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  15,  at end insert—

 

‘(h)    

the name of the employer and the address of employer‘s business; and

 

(i)    

the names of members of staff employed by the person registered.’.

 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

17

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  leave out lines 17 and 18 and insert—

 

‘( )    

for each quarter in which the registered person has been entered in the

 

register, the person’s client information (see section 5(3)) or the

 

statement under section 5(5), and’.

 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

18

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  19,  leave out ‘relevant pre-registration period’ and insert

 

‘pre-registration quarter’.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

87

 

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.’.

 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

19

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  22,  leave out ‘relevant pre-registration period’ and insert

 

‘pre-registration quarter’.

 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

20

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  22,  leave out ‘preceding’ and insert ‘ending on’.


 
 

Consideration of Bill: 8 October 2013                  

795

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Jon Trickett

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

88

 

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

 

‘(c)    

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

 

in the register’.

 


 

Jon Trickett

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

89

 

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

 

lobbying’.

 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

21

 

Clause  5,  page  3,  line  44,  leave out ‘any person’ and insert ‘the person or persons’.

 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

22

 

Clause  5,  page  3,  line  46,  leave out ‘any person’ and insert ‘the person or persons’.

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Mrs Eleanor Laing

 

Sheila Gilmore

 

Fabian Hamilton

 

Caroline Lucas

 

100

 

Clause  5,  page  3,  line  47,  at end add—

 

‘(c)    

if the registered person engaged in lobbying in the quarter in return for

 

payment (whether or not the payment has been received), the purpose and

 

subject matter of the lobbying services provided by the registered person;

 

and

 

(d)    

if the registered person received payment in the quarter to engage in

 

lobbying (whether or not the lobbying has been done) the purpose and

 

subject matter of the lobbying services provided by the registered

 

person.’.


 
 

Consideration of Bill: 8 October 2013                  

796

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Jon Trickett

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

90

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  7,  at end insert—

 

‘(7)    

Spending on lobbying for each quarter is the approximate value of the amount a

 

registered person spends on their lobbying activity for each quarter.’.

 


 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

23

 

Clause  6,  page  4,  line  15,  leave out subsection (4) and insert—

 

‘( )    

The Registrar must update the register to include any information or change

 

which is notified in an information return.’.

 


 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

24

 

Clause  7,  page  4,  line  34,  leave out ‘and’ and insert—

 

‘( )    

The Registrar’.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

91

 

Clause  7,  page  4,  line  39,  after ‘on a’, insert ‘clearly accessible’.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

92

 

Clause  7,  page  4,  line  40,  after ‘appropriate’, insert ‘including in written form’.

 



 
 

Consideration of Bill: 8 October 2013                  

797

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Jon Trickett

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

93

 

Page  5,  line  26,  leave out Clause 10.

 


 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

25

 

Clause  12,  page  6,  line  27,  after ‘a’ insert ‘registered’.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

94

 

Clause  12,  page  6,  line  28,  after ‘incomplete’, insert ‘or misleading’.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

95

 

Clause  12,  page  6,  line  36,  after ‘incomplete’, insert ‘or misleading’.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Chi Onwurah

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

96

 

Clause  12,  page  6,  line  42,  after ‘incomplete’, insert ‘or misleading’.

 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

26

 

Clause  12,  page  7,  line  10,  leave out ‘in any other case’ and insert ‘on summary

 

conviction in England and Wales, or on conviction on indictment,’.

 



 
 

Consideration of Bill: 8 October 2013                  

798

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Andrew Lansley

 

27

 

Clause  25,  page  12,  line  8,  leave out from ‘means’ to end of line 10 and insert ‘—

 

 

(f)    

the First-tier Tribunal, or

 

(g)    

in any case where it is determined by or under Tribunal

 

Procedure Rules that the appeal is to be heard by the Upper

 

Tribunal, that Tribunal.’.

 


 

SECOND DAY

 

NEW CLAUSES AND NEW SCHEDULES RELATING TO PART 2

 

Commencement of Part 2

 

Wayne David

 

Angela Smith

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Thomas Docherty

 

NC2

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Part 2 of this Act shall not come into force until the Electoral Commission and

 

the Minister have laid a report before both Houses of Parliament containing—

 

(a)    

an assessment of the separate and specific impacts of Part 2 of this Act

 

on third-party engagement in elections to the Scottish Parliament, the

 

National Assembly for Wales and the Northern Ireland Assembly, and to

 

the House of Commons in respect of constituencies in Scotland, Wales

 

and Northern Ireland; and

 

(b)    

an assessment of the impact of Part 2 of the Act on referendums held or

 

to be held in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.’.

 


 

Cost and impact of Part 2

 

Wayne David

 

Angela Smith

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Thomas Docherty

 

NC3

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Within one month of Royal Assent, the Electoral Commission must lay before

 

Parliament—

 

(a)    

full cost projections of the impact of Part 2 on their running costs;


 
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