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Report Stage Proceedings: 9 October 2013                

252

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Sheila Gilmore

 

Fabian Hamilton

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Not called  107

 

Page  23,  line  37,  leave out Clause 31.

 

Pete Wishart

 

Not called  2

 

Clause  31,  page  23,  line  39,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

In subsection (3)(a), after subparagraph (i) insert (before the “, and” at the end)—

 

“(ia)    

where that individual has received a Peerage within the last six months,

 

details of any donations made by the individual to a registered party

 

within the last 10 years.”.’.

 

Pete Wishart

 

Not called  3

 

Clause  31,  page  24,  line  2,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

In subsection (3)(b), after subparagraph (ii) insert (before the “, and” at the end)—

 

“(iia)    

where any of the relevant participators in relation to the body have

 

received a Peerage within the last six months, details of any donations

 

made by the body to a registered party within the last 10 years.”.’.

 


 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Sheila Gilmore

 

Fabian Hamilton

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Not called  108

 

Page  24,  line  28,  leave out Clause 32.

 

Wayne David

 

Angela Smith

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Not called  63

 

Clause  32,  page  26,  line  33,  leave out sections 95C and 95D.

 


 

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Sheila Gilmore

 

Fabian Hamilton

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Not called  109

 

Page  32,  line  14,  leave out Clause 33.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 9 October 2013                

253

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Wayne David

 

Angela Smith

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Not called  64

 

Clause  33,  page  33,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

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 section 27 (1).’.

 


 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Sheila Gilmore

 

Fabian Hamilton

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Not called  110

 

Page  35,  line  33,  leave out Clause 34.

 


 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Sheila Gilmore

 

Fabian Hamilton

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Not called  111

 

Page  37,  line  14,  leave out Clause 35.

 

 


 

AMENDMENTS TO PART 3

 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Not selected  117

 

Clause  36,  page  38,  line  1,  leave out ‘in relation to each reporting period’ and insert

 

‘if

 

(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.’.

 



 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 9 October 2013                

254

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Not selected  118

 

Clause  37,  page  38,  line  44,  leave out ‘in relation to each reporting period’ and

 

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

 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Not selected  119

 

Clause  37,  page  40,  line  21,  at end add—

 

‘(c)    

whether, in the assurer’s opinion, the trade union has taken all reasonably

 

practicable steps to ensure their membership register is up to date taking

 

into account—

 

(i)    

That the union should not be held responsible for inaccuracies in

 

cases where, in the assurer’s opinion, an employer is not sharing

 

timely and accurate details, and

 

(ii)    

any other aspects that, in the assurer’s opinion, have been out of

 

the control of the trade union in the maintenance of the

 

membership register.’.

 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Not selected  120

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  37,  page  41,  leave out lines 36 to 41.

 


 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Not called  46

 

Clause  38,  page  42,  line  13,  leave out ’, or a branch or section of a trade union’.

 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Not called  47

 

Clause  38,  page  42,  line  18,  leave out ’, or a branch or section of a trade union’.

 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Not called  48

 

Clause  38,  page  42,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

The Certification Officer must ensure there is no conflict of interest with the

 

appointment of any “authorised person” as specified in (1)(b).’


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 9 October 2013                

255

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Not selected  50

 

Clause  38,  page  42,  line  30,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

the names, dates of birth and National Insurance numbers held by

 

relevant employers to allow cross-referencing of trade union members

 

with the sole purpose of completing a membership audit, on request from

 

the Certification Officer to complete an investigation.’.

 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Not called  49

 

Clause  38,  page  43,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The Certification Officer must ensure there is no conflict of interest with the

 

appointment of any inspector(s) under section 24ZI(1).’.

 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Not called  51

 

Clause  38,  page  43,  line  33,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

the names, dates of birth and National Insurance numbers held by

 

relevant employers to allow cross-referencing of trade union members

 

with the sole purpose of completing a membership audit, on request from

 

the Certification Officer to complete an investigation.’.

 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Not called  52

 

Clause  38,  page  43,  line  39,  after ‘to’, insert ‘both the trade union and’.

 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Not called  53

 

Clause  38,  page  43,  line  43,  leave out ‘reasonable steps’ and insert ‘steps

 

necessary’.

 

 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Not called  111

 

Clause  38,  page  43,  line  45,  at end insert ‘, and


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 9 October 2013                

256

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

(c)    

to abide at all times in accordance with the trade union’s obligations

 

under the Data Protection Act 1998 to protect the information of

 

members’.

 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Not called  112

 

Clause  38,  page  44,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

‘(7A)    

Breaches of confidentiality should disqualify an inspector from conducting

 

further investigations.’.

 


 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Not called  113

 

Clause  39,  page  45,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(b)    

must specify to the unions the provisions with which he considers the

 

trade union may have failed to comply and give preliminary written

 

reasons for that view which are sufficient to enable the trade union to

 

know the case it has to meet and to enable it to make representations to

 

him; and

 

(c)    

must disclose to the union any inspector’s report under section 24ZI in

 

sufficient time for it to address that report in any written

 

representations.’.

 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Not called  114

 

Clause  39,  page  45,  line  22,  leave out subsection (2)(b).

 


 

AMENDMENTS TO PART 4

 

Wayne David

 

Angela Smith

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Not called  65

 

Clause  41,  page  47,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

‘(A1)    

None of Part 2 shall come into force until the report of any inquiry undertaken by

 

a Committee of either House of Parliament during the passage of the Act into the

 

impact of the Act has been published.’.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 9 October 2013                

257

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Wayne David

 

Angela Smith

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Not called  66

 

Clause  41,  page  48,  line  2,  leave out subsection (1)(b).

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Not called  4

 

Clause  41,  page  48,  line  3,  leave out sub-paragraph (i).

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Not called  5

 

Clause  41,  page  48,  line  6,  leave out sub-paragraph (iii).

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Not called  6

 

Clause  41,  page  48,  line  7,  leave out sub-paragraph (iv).

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Not called  7

 

Clause  41,  page  48,  line  9,  leave out paragraph (c).

 

John McDonnell

 

John Cryer

 

Not called  14

 

Clause  41,  page  48,  line  9,  leave out ‘except as mentioned in subsection (3)(c)’ and

 

insert—

 

‘(1A)    

The Minister may not make an order bringing into force Part 3 of this Act unless

 

the Certification Officer has ruled on a complaint about the accuracy of the

 

register of names of a particular trade union and has recommended that Part 3 of

 

this Act should apply in relation to that union; and any such order bringing Part 3

 

into force shall apply it only to that union.’.

 

Ian Murray

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Angela Smith

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Not called  115

 

Clause  41,  page  48,  line  9,  leave out ‘except as mentioned in subseciton (3)(c)’ and

 

insert—

 

‘(1A)    

The Minister may not make an order bringing into force Part 3 of this Act until

 

the report of any inquiry undertaken by a Committee of either House of

 

Parliament during the passage of the Act into the impact of the Act on the right to

 

freedom of association has been published.’.

 

John McDonnell

 

John Cryer

 

Not called  15

 

Clause  41,  page  48,  line  9,  leave out ‘except as mentioned in subsection (3)(c)’ and

 

insert—

 

‘(1A)    

The Minister may not make an order bringing into force Part 3 of this Act unless

 

the Certification Officer has investigated the current operation of the existing


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 9 October 2013                

258

 

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning

 

and Trade Union Administration Bill, continued

 
 

legislation regarding registers of members of trade unions and has recommended

 

that Part 3 of this Act be brought into force.’.

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Not called  8

 

Clause  41,  page  48,  line  11,  leave out from ‘purposes’ to end of line 12.

 

Wayne David

 

Angela Smith

 

Ms Angela Eagle

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Not called  67

 

Clause  41,  page  48,  line  17,  leave out subsection (3)(b).

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Not called  9

 

Clause  41,  page  48,  line  18,  leave out paragraph (c) and insert—

 

‘(c)    

Part 3.’.

 

John McDonnell

 

John Cryer

 

Not called  16

 

Clause  41,  page  48,  line  18,  leave out paragraph (c).

 


 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Not called  10

 

Clause  42,  page  48,  line  37,  leave out subsections (3) to (6).

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Not called  11

 

Clause  42,  page  49,  line  18,  leave out subsections (7) and (8).

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Not called  12

 

Clause  42,  page  49,  line  29,  leave out subsection (9).

 


 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Not selected  13

 

Clause  43,  page  49,  line  46,  leave out subsection (3).

 

Bill read a third time, and passed.

 


 
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