Unfair Dismissal and Statement of Reasons for Dismissal (Variation of Qualifying Period) Order 2012 — Motion to Approve — 28 Mar 2012 at 15:19

Moved By Lord De Mauley

That the draft order laid before the House on 6 February be approved.
Relevant document: 41st Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, considered in Grand Committee on 19 March.

Amendment to the Motion

Moved by Lord Young of Norwood Green

As an amendment to the above motion, at the end to insert "but that this House regrets that the Order will unnecessarily diminish the employment rights of employees, will have little or no effect on employers' likelihood of taking on new staff, encourages the use of dismissals in place of good management practice, and is opposed by trades unions; believes that employees should always get a written reason for their dismissal; and calls on the Government to place a report into the effect of the changes before Parliament, 18 months after the approval of the Order".

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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
Con112 (+1 tell) 051.4%
Crossbench22 1519.3%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab0 103 (+2 tell)43.2%
LDem53 (+1 tell) 058.1%
UKIP1 050.0%
UUP1 025.0%
Total:189 11941.3%

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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Baroness Boothroyd Crossbenchaye
The Earl of ClancartyCrossbenchaye
Viscount Colville of CulrossCrossbenchaye
Lord Harries of PentregarthCrossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Hayman Crossbenchaye
Baroness Howarth of BrecklandCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Laming Crossbench (front bench)aye
The Earl of ListowelCrossbenchaye
Lord Low of DalstonCrossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Meacher Crossbenchaye
Lord Ouseley Crossbenchaye
Lord Patel of BradfordCrossbenchaye
The Earl of SandwichCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Scott of FoscoteCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Singh of WimbledonCrossbenchaye
Baroness Warnock Crossbenchaye

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