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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given up to and including

 

Wednesday 24 January 2018

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

Parliamentary Star - whiteAmendments which will comply with the required notice period at their next appearance

 

Amendments tabled since the last publication: 1 and NC1 to NC2

 

Consideration of Bill (Report Stage)


 

Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill [Lords]


 

Note

 

This document includes all amendments tabled to date and includes any

 

withdrawn amendments at the end. The amendments have been arranged in the

 

order in which they relate to the Bill.

 

 


 

Nia Griffith

 

Gerald Jones

 

Wayne David

 

NC1

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Reporting of Armed Forces personnel serving part-time

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State must include the number of personnel who are serving

 

part-time in the UK armed forces quarterly service personnel statistics.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 24 January 2018                  

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Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

(2)    

The Secretary of State must include the number of personnel who are serving

 

part-time in the UK armed forces biannual diversity statistics.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would require the number of UK armed forces service personnel working part-

 

time to be reported regularly, and to be included in the UK armed forces biannual diversity

 

statistics.

 


 

Carol Monaghan

 

NC2

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Review of level and impact of part-time and geographically restricted

 

working in the armed forces

 

(1)    

Within twelve months of section 1 of this Act coming into force, the Secretary of

 

State must commission a review of the impact of measures contained in that

 

section.

 

(2)    

The review must consider—

 

(a)    

the number of requests for part-time or geographically restricted working

 

which have been granted,

 

(b)    

the number of requests for part-time or geographically restricted working

 

which have not been granted, and

 

(c)    

the effect of the measures contained within this Act on armed forces

 

recruitment.

 

(3)    

The Secretary of State must lay before each House of Parliament the report of the

 

review under this section within three months of its completion.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would require a review covering the number of requests for part-time or

 

geographically restricted working that have been accepted and declined and the impact of the Act

 

on armed forces recruitment.

 

 


 

Nia Griffith

 

Gerald Jones

 

Wayne David

 

1

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

“(3A)    

Prior to making any regulations under subsection (3), the Secretary of State shall

 

commission an independent evaluation into the impact of part-time and

 

geographically restricted working on recruitment to the armed forces and shall lay

 

the report of the evaluation before each House of Parliament.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would require an evaluation of the impact part-time and geographically

 

restricted working has on recruitment to the armed forces.

 


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 24 January 2018                  

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Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Order of the House [30 OCTOBER 2017]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill

 

[Lords]:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

 

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously

 

concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 14 November.

 

3.    

The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on

 

which it meets.

 

Proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading

 

4.    

Proceedings on Consideration and any proceedings in legislative grand

 

committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which

 

proceedings on Consideration are commenced.

 

5.    

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

 

6.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading.

 

Other proceedings

 

7.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill may be programmed.

 


 

 

Revised 24 January 2018