Trade Union Bill

Amendments
to be moved
On REPORT

After Clause 3

LORD KERSLAKE

LORD STONEHAM OF DROXFORD

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Electronic balloting

Provision for electronic balloting: review and piloting scheme

(1)     The Secretary of State shall commission an independent review, the report
of which shall be laid before each House of Parliament, on the delivery of
secure methods of electronic balloting for the purpose of ballots held under
section 226 of the 1992 Act (requirement of ballot before action by trade
union).

(2)     The use of pilot schemes shall be permitted to inform the design and
implementation of electronic balloting before it is rolled out across union
strike ballots.

(3)     The Secretary of State must consider the report and publish and lay before
each House of Parliament a strategy for the rollout of secure electronic
balloting.

(4)     For the purpose of preparing the strategy under subsection (3), the
Secretary of State must consult relevant organisations including
professionals from expert associations to seek their advice and
recommendations.

(5)     The review under subsection (1) shall be commissioned within 6 months of
the passing of this Act.”

Clause 12

BARONESS HAYTER OF KENTISH TOWN

 

Page 9, leave out lines 16 to 19

BARONESS MORGAN OF ELY

LORD WIGLEY

 

Page 9, line 33, at end insert—

“(12A)   None of the provisions of this section shall apply to services the
provision of which is devolved wholly or partially to the Welsh
Government.”

Clause 14

LORD BALFE

 

Page 11, line 15, at end insert “unless there exists an agreement between the
employer and a trade union which provides for—

(a)   the remittance by the employer to the trade union of those
deductions;

(b)   the making of a payment by the trade union to the employer
in respect of that remittance; and

(c)   the option for a worker to pay their subscriptions by other
means.

(13A)   Costs charged to a trade union under subsection (1) must be judged
to be reasonable by the Certification Officer.”

BARONESS MORGAN OF ELY

LORD WIGLEY

 

Page 12, line 3, at end insert—

“(8A)    None of the provisions of this section shall apply to services the
provision of which is devolved wholly or partially to the Welsh
Government.”

Clause 21

BARONESS MORGAN OF ELY

LORD WIGLEY

 

Page 16, line 30, at end insert “, subject to subsection (2).

(2)     This Act does not affect public bodies in Wales.”

 

Prepared 10th March 2016