Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill [HL] — Report (Continued) — 20 Jul 2015 at 19:52

Amendment 18

Moved by Baroness Deech

18: After Clause 12, insert the following new Clause-

“Damages for torts by trustees or their employees

Damages for torts by trustees of unincorporated charities or their employees

(1) The Charities Act 2011 is amended as follows.

(2) After section 284 (when and how section 282 resolution takes effect) insert-

“284A Damages for torts by trustees or their employees

(1) This section applies where-

(a) a trustee of an unincorporated charity is liable in tort by reason of his conduct in his capacity as a trustee of that charity; or

(b) a person employed by a trustee or trustees of an unincorporated charity is liable in tort by reason of his conduct in the course of that employment.

(2) Where this section applies, a person entitled to damages for the tort shall be entitled to recover those damages from the assets of the charity.

(3) Subsection (2) shall not affect the liability of any trustee, employee, or any other person.

(4) Where a claim is made under subsection (2), the provisions of the Civil Liability (Contribution) Act 1978 shall apply as if the charity had legal personality.

(5) Where a claim is made under subsection (2), or a contribution is claimed from the assets of a charity under subsection (4), the charity may be named as a party and may be represented by its trustees or such other person as may be appointed by the court in any legal proceedings.””

Debate in Parliament | 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 (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Con137 (+2 tell) 059.7%
Crossbench12 59.2%
DUP1 025.0%
Independent Ulster Unionist1 0100.0%
Lab0 95 (+2 tell)44.5%
LDem1 12.0%
Non-affiliated1 16.3%
UUP1 1100.0%
Total:154 10333.6%

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
The Earl of ClancartyCrossbenchaye
Lord Elystan-Morgan Crossbenchaye
Baroness Masham of IltonCrossbenchaye
The Duke of SomersetCrossbenchaye
Lord Walpole Crossbench (front bench)aye

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