Employment Bill — 18 Jun 2002 at 16:43

Lord Lamont of Lerwick was absent

Clause 38 [Failure to give statement of employment particulars, etc.]:

moved Amendments Nos. 97 to 106:

Page 42, line 10, leave out paragraph (b) and insert-

"(b) when the proceedings were begun the employer was in breach of his duty to the employee under section 1(1) or 4(1) of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (c. 18) (duty to give a written statement of initial employment particulars or of particulars of change),"

Page 42, line 11, leave out "shall" and insert "must, subject to subsection (5),"
Page 42, line 11, leave out "appropriate" and insert "minimum"
Page 42, line 12, at end insert "and may, if it considers it just and equitable in all the circumstances, award the higher amount instead"
Page 42, line 16, leave out paragraph (b) and insert-

"(b) when the proceedings were begun the employer was in breach of his duty to the employee under section 1(1) or 4(1) of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (c. 18),"

Page 42, line 17, leave out "shall" and insert "must, subject to subsection (5),"
Page 42, line 17, leave out from "and" to "may" in line 18.
Page 42, line 19, leave out from "by" to end of line 20 and insert "the higher amount instead"
Page 42, line 21, leave out subsections (4) to (6) and insert-

"(4) In subsections (2) and (3)-

(a) references to the minimum amount are to an amount equal to two weeks' pay, and

(b) references to the higher amount are to an amount equal to four weeks' pay.

(5) The duty under subsection (2) or (3) does not apply if there are exceptional circumstances which would make an award or increase under that subsection unjust or inequitable."

Page 43, line 1, leave out subsection (7).

Amendments agreed to.

Clause 39 [Compromise agreements]:

moved Amendment No. 107:

Leave out Clause 39.

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 107) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 184 ; Not-Contents, 87.

Debate in Parliament | Historical Hansard | Source |

Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Bishop1 03.8%
Con0 78 (+2 tell)36.2%
Crossbench16 512.1%
Green1 0100.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Lab131 (+2 tell) 069.3%
LDem30 045.5%
Other2 013.3%
UUP0 150.0%
Total:182 8438.7%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible lord who could have voted in this division

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NamePartyVote
Viscount Brookeborough Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Kilclooney Crossbenchno
Lord Molyneaux of KilleadCrossbenchno
Lady Saltoun of AbernethyCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Simon of GlaisdaleCrossbenchno

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