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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 14th October 2008

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Employment Bill [Lords]


 

[First and Second Sittings]


 

Mr Pat McFadden

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday

 

14th October) meet—

 

(a)  

at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday 14th October;

 

(b)  

at 9.25 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 16th October;

 

(c)  

at 10.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday 21st October;

 

(d)  

at 9.25 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 23rd October;

 

(2)  

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

 

conclusion at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 23rd October.

 


 

Mr Pat McFadden

 

That, subject to the discretion of the Chairman, any written evidence received by the

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 

Agreed to

 


 

Clauses 1 and 2 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr John Baron

 

Withdrawn  14

 

Clause  3,  page  1,  line  11,  after ‘subsections’, insert ‘(1A),’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 14th October 2008      

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Employment Bill-[ [], continued

 
 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr John Baron

 

Not called  11

 

Clause  3,  page  1,  line  11,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

In section 199 (Issue of Codes of Practice by ACAS) at the end of subsection (2)

 

there is inserted—

 

(ca)    

discipline and grievance procedure, and’.

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr John Baron

 

Not called  5

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  2,  after ‘with’, insert ‘the’.

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr John Baron

 

Not called  6

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  9,  leave out ‘a relevant’ and insert ‘the’.

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr John Baron

 

Not called  8

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  10,  leave out ‘that’ and insert ‘the’.

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr John Baron

 

Withdrawn  3

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  15,  leave out ‘25%’ and insert ‘50%’.

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr John Baron

 

Not called  7

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  19,  leave out ‘a relevant’ and insert ‘the’.

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr John Baron

 

Not called  9

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  20,  leave out ‘that’ and insert ‘the’.

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr John Baron

 

Not called  4

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  25,  leave out ‘25%’ and insert ‘50%’.

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr John Baron

 

Not called  10

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  26,  leave out from ‘(3),’ to end of line 28 and insert—

 

‘“the Code of Practice” means any Code of Practice issued by ACAS under

 

section 199(2)(ca)’.

 

Mr Pat McFadden

 

Agreed to  1

 

Clause  3,  page  4,  line  3,  after ‘Society)’, insert—


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 14th October 2008      

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Employment Bill-[ [], continued

 
 

‘Regulation 17 of the Cross-border Railway Services (Working Time)

 

Regulations 2008 (SI 2008/1660) (breach of regulations)’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr John Baron

 

Withdrawn  13

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  13,  leave out ‘only’.

 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr John Baron

 

Not called  12

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  14,  at end insert—

 

‘(za)    

the proceedings relate to a money dispute, and’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 5 to 9 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr John Baron

 

Withdrawn  15

 

Clause  10,  page  13,  line  30,  after ‘them’, insert ‘if copying facilities are not

 

available at that place’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 11 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

 

Mr John Baron

 

Withdrawn  16

 

Clause  12,  page  14,  line  9,  leave out subsection (1).

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 13 to 17 Agreed to.

 

[Adjourned till Thursday at 9.25 a.m.


 
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