Trade Union Bill — Publication Requirements — Public Sector Union Officials — 27 Apr 2016 at 16:35
John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare voted in favour of requiring the publication of information on public sector union officials.
The majority of MPs voted in favour of requiring the publication of information on public sector union officials.
MPs were considering the Trade Union Bill.
The motion supported by the majority of in this vote was:
- That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 17
Amendment 17 stated:
- Leave out Clause 13
Clause 13 of the Bill was titled Publication requirements and enables a Minister to require public bodies to publish:
- (a) how many of an employer’s employees are relevant union officials, or relevant union officials within specified categories;
- (b) the total amount spent by an employer in a specified period on paying relevant union officials for facility time, or for specified categories of facility time;
- (c) the percentage of an employer’s total pay bill for a specified period spent on paying relevant union officials for facility time, or for specified categories of facility time;
- (d) the percentage of the aggregate amount of facility time taken by an employer’s relevant union officials in a specified period that was attributable to specified categories of duties or activities;
- (e) information relating to facilities provided by an employer for use by relevant union officials in connection with facility time.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Trade Union Bill
-  Amendment paper containing Lords amendment 17
-  Clause 13 of the Trade Union Bill as at the time of the vote
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 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||305 (+2 tell)||0||0||93.0%|
|Lab||0||196 (+2 tell)||0||86.1%|