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Superannuation Bill [HL]


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LIST OF AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN GRAND COMMITTEE

Clause 1

LORD MCKENZIE OF LUTON

LORD BRETT

1*

Page 1, line 1, at end insert—

“( ) Section 1 of the Superannuation Act 1972 is amended as follows.

( ) In subsection (3), after “consult“ insert “, with a view to reaching agreement,”

( ) In subsection (3A), after “consult” insert “, with a view to reaching agreement,”.”

BARONESS TURNER OF CAMDEN

Baroness Turner of Camden gives notice of her intention to oppose the Question that Clause 1 stand part of the Bill.

After Clause 1

LORD WALLACE OF SALTAIRE

2

Insert the following new Clause—

“Consultation in relation to civil service compensation scheme modifications

(1) Section 2 of the Superannuation Act 1972 is amended as follows.

(2) After subsection (11) insert—

“(11A) Subsection (11B) below applies if a scheme made under the said section 1 makes any provision which would have the effect of reducing the amount of a compensation benefit.

(11B) Before the scheme comes into operation, the Minister must have laid before Parliament a report providing such information as the Minister considers appropriate about—

(a) the consultation that took place for the purposes of section 1(3) of this Act, so far as relating to the provision,

(b) the steps taken in connection with that consultation with a view to reaching agreement in relation to the provision with the persons consulted, and

(c) whether such agreement has been reached.”

(3) The amendment made by this section applies in relation to reductions to which effect is given by a scheme made under section 1 of the 1972 Act after the coming into force of this section.”

LORD MCKENZIE OF LUTON

LORD BRETT

[Amendments 3 and 4 are amendments to Amendment 2]

3*

Line 9, after “report” insert “for Parliament’s approval”

LORD MCKENZIE OF LUTON

LORD BRETT

4*

Line 9, leave out “such information as the Minister considers appropriate” and insert “information”

Clause 2

BARONESS TURNER OF CAMDEN

5

Page 2, line 23, leave out “the following limitations” and insert “modifications proposed following consultation with, and the agreement of, the relevant trade unions”

6

Page 2, line 25, leave out subsections (2) to (4)

LORD MCKENZIE OF LUTON

LORD BRETT

The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 2 stand part of the Bill.

Clause 3

LORD WALLACE OF SALTAIRE

7

Page 4, line 9, at beginning insert “Subject to subsection (2A),”

LORD MCKENZIE OF LUTON

LORD BRETT

8*

Page 4, line 9, leave out “the day it is passed” and insert “a day fixed by the Secretary of State by order, provided that no such order may be made until the Minister has tabled a statement outlining the Government’s commitments to re-skilling and redeployment options for civil servants.”

LORD WALLACE OF SALTAIRE

9

Page 4, line 9, at end insert—

“(2A) Section (Consultation in relation to civil service compensation scheme modifications) comes into force at the end of the period of 2 months beginning with that day.”

BARONESS TURNER OF CAMDEN

10

Page 4, line 10, leave out subsections (3) to (5)

LORD MCKENZIE OF LUTON

LORD BRETT

11*

Page 4, line 15, leave out paragraphs (b) and (c)

LORD WALLACE OF SALTAIRE

12

Page 4, line 17, leave out “an” and insert “the most recent”

13

Page 4, line 21, at beginning insert “(subject to subsection (4A))”

14

Page 4, line 22, at end insert—

“(4A) An order under subsection (4)(c) may not be made after the end of the period of 3 years beginning with the day on which this Act is passed (“the relevant period”).

(4B) But the Minister may by order extend (on one or more occasions) the relevant period.

(4C) An order under subsection (4B)—

(a) must be made before the time when the relevant period would end but for the making of the order, and

(b) has the effect of extending that period for the period of 6 months beginning with that time.”

15

Page 4, line 32, after “(c)” insert “or (4B)”

In the Title

LORD WALLACE OF SALTAIRE

16

Line 5, leave out from “provision” to end of line 7 and insert “about the procedure for modifying such a scheme”