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House of Commons

 
 

Wednesday 7 February 2018

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill


 

[Second Sitting]


 

Glossary

 

This document shows the fate of each clause, schedule, amendment and new clause.

 

The following terms are used:

 

Agreed to: agreed without a vote.

 

Agreed to on division: agreed following a vote.

 

Negatived: rejected without a vote.

 

Negatived on division: rejected following a vote.

 

Not called: debated in a group of amendments, but not put to a decision.

 

Not moved: not debated or put to a decision.

 

Question proposed: debate underway but not concluded.

 

Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.

 

Not selected: not chosen for debate by the Chair.

 

 


 

Patricia Gibson

 

David Linden

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Withdrawn after debate  10

 

Schedule,  page  2,  line  22,  at end insert “, including arrangements for taking the

 

entitled leave at different points within the period specified in subsection (6).”

 

David Linden

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Patricia Gibson

 

Negatived on division  2

 

Schedule,  page  2,  line  25,  leave out from “to” to end of line and insert—

 

    “   

 

(a)    

at least two weeks’ leave, and


 
 

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(b)    

at least one day’s leave for the day on which the child’s funeral takes

 

place.”

 

Laura Pidcock

 

Not called  11

 

Schedule,  page  2,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

“(5A)    

Provision under subsection (4)(a) must secure that an employee’s entitlement to

 

leave under this section will not be required to be taken consecutively and may

 

be taken in blocks of one day at a time.”

 

David Linden

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Patricia Gibson

 

Not called  3

 

Schedule,  page  2,  line  27,  leave out “56 days” and insert “52 weeks”.

 

Antoinette Sandbach

 

Not called  20

 

Schedule,  page  2,  line  27,  leave out “56 days” and insert “26 weeks”

 

Patricia Gibson

 

David Linden

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Withdrawn after debate  6

 

Schedule,  page  2,  line  35,  leave out from “means” to end and insert “a son or

 

daughter of any age”.

 

Laura Pidcock

 

Negatived on division  12

 

Schedule,  page  2,  line  35,  at end  insert  “, or a person with a lifelong disability and

 

a recognised dependency over the age of 18”

 

Will Quince

 

Not called  14

 

Schedule,  page  2,  line  35,  at end insert  “, or in full time education, or both”

 

Antoinette Sandbach

 

Not called  19

 

Schedule,  page  2,  line  35,  at end insert “, or a person under the age of 25 with a

 

lifelong disability and a recognised dependency.”

 

Will Quince

 

Agreed to  25

 

Schedule,  page  2,  line  35,  at end insert “(see also section 80EE for the application of

 

this Chapter in relation to stillbirths)”


 
 

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Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill, continued

 
 

Will Quince

 

Agreed to  26

 

Schedule,  page  4,  leave out lines 29 to 35 and insert—

 

“80EE

Application in relation to stillbirths

 

In this Chapter—

 

(a)    

references to a child include a child stillborn after twenty-four

 

weeks of pregnancy, and

 

(b)    

references to the death of a child are to be read, in relation to

 

a stillborn child, as references to the birth of the child.”

 

Patricia Gibson

 

David Linden

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  8

 

Schedule,  page  4,  line  30,  leave out “may” and insert “must”.

 

Will Quince

 

Agreed to  27

 

Schedule,  page  4,  line  37,  leave out “, 80EE”

 

David Linden

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Patricia Gibson

 

Withdrawn after debate  4

 

Schedule,  page  5,  leave out lines 10 to 12.

 

Victoria Prentis

 

Not called  17

 

Schedule,  page  5,  line  26,  at end insert “Such relationship with the child may

 

include—

 

(a)    

the mother as identified on the child’s birth certificate,

 

(b)    

the father as identified on the child’s birth certificate,

 

(c)    

the step-parent of the child, by virtue of marriage or civil partnership with

 

the mother or father at the time of birth, and

 

(d)    

the adoptive parent of the child.”

 

Carolyn Harris

 

Not called  23

 

Schedule,  page  5,  line  26,  at end insert “Such relationship with the child may

 

include—

 

(a)    

a person with parental responsibility, as defined by section 3 (Meaning

 

of “parental responsibility”) of the Children Act 1989, for the child, and

 

(b)    

a person who is the child’s foster parent.”

 

Carolyn Harris

 

Not called  24

 

Schedule,  page  5,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

“(3A)    

For the purpose of this section “foster parent” means—

 

(a)    

a local authority foster parent within the meaning of the Children Act

 

1989,


 
 

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(b)    

a person with whom a child has been placed by a voluntary organisation

 

under section 59(1)(a) of that Act, or

 

(c)    

a private foster parent within the meaning of section 53 of the

 

Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006.”

 

David Linden

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Patricia Gibson

 

Not called  5

 

Schedule,  page  6,  leave out lines 15 to 21.

 

David Linden

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Patricia Gibson

 

Withdrawn after debate  1

 

Schedule,  page  7,  leave out lines 4 to 6 and insert—

 

    “(1)  

Statutory parental bereavement pay is payable at an employee’s full rate of

 

pay.”

 

Patricia Gibson

 

David Linden

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  7

 

Schedule,  page  9,  line  18,  leave out from “means” to end and insert “a son or

 

daughter of any age”.

 

Laura Pidcock

 

Not called  13

 

Schedule,  page  9,  line  18,  at end insert  “, or a person with a lifelong disability and a

 

recognised dependency over the age of 18”

 

Will Quince

 

Not called  15

 

Schedule,  page  9,  line  18,  at end insert  “, or in full time education, or both”

 

Antoinette Sandbach

 

Not called  18

 

Schedule,  page  9,  line  18,  at end insert  “, or a person under the age of 25 with a

 

lifelong disability and a recognised dependency.”

 

Will Quince

 

Agreed to  28

 

Schedule,  page  9,  line  18,  at end insert “(see also section 171ZZ15 for the application

 

of this Part in relation to stillbirths)”

 

Will Quince

 

Agreed to  29

 

Schedule,  page  10,  leave out lines 40 to 46 and insert—

 

“171ZZ15 

Application in relation to stillbirths

 

In this Part—

 

(a)    

references to a child include a child stillborn after twenty-four

 

weeks of pregnancy, and


 
 

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Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill, continued

 
 

(b)    

references to the death of a child are to be read, in relation to

 

a stillborn child, as references to the birth of the child.”

 

Patricia Gibson

 

David Linden

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  9

 

Schedule,  page  10,  line  41,  leave out “may” and insert “must”.

 

Will Quince

 

Agreed to  30

 

Schedule,  page  11,  leave out line 3

 

Schedule, as amended, be the first Schedule to the Bill.

 

Bill, as amended, to be reported.

 


 

 

Revised 07 February 2018