Growth and Infrastructure Bill — Employee Shareholder Status — 16 Apr 2013 at 13:33
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted to permit employers not to extend certain otherwise statutory rights to employees with a new employee shareholder status.
The majority of MPs voted to permit employers not to extend certain otherwise statutory rights to employees given at least £2,000 worth of shares and gaining employee shareholder status.
MPs were considering the Growth and Infrastructure Bill. The motion passed in this vote was:
- That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 25
- Leave out Clause 27
Clause 27 introduced the employee shareholder scheme and a new employment status of employee shareholder.
The employee shareholder scheme is an employee status where an employee is given shares worth at least £2,000 on receipt in return for which the employer is permitted not to extend unfair dismissal rights, rights to statutory redundancy pay and other employment rights to the employee.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Growth and Infrastructure Bill
-  Lords Amendments to the Growth and Infrastructure Bill - April 2013
-  Page of Lords Amendments to the Growth and Infrastructure Bill - April 2013 containing amendment 25
-  Clause 27 of the Growth and Infrastructure Bill - Employee owners
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||236 (+1 tell)||0||0||77.7%|
|Lab||0||220 (+2 tell)||0||86.4%|
|LDem||41 (+1 tell)||3||0||78.9%|
|Greg Mulholland||Leeds North West||LDem (front bench)||no|
|David Ward||Bradford East||LDem (front bench)||no|