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".
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.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||112 (+1 tell)||0||51.4%|
|Lab||0||103 (+2 tell)||43.9%|
|LDem||53 (+1 tell)||0||58.1%|
|The Earl of Clancarty||Crossbench||aye|
|Viscount Colville of Culross||Crossbench||aye|
|Lord Harries of Pentregarth||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|Baroness Howarth of Breckland||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Laming||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|The Earl of Listowel||Crossbench||aye|
|Lord Low of Dalston||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Patel of Bradford||Crossbench||aye|
|The Earl of Sandwich||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Scott of Foscote||Crossbench||aye|
|Lord Singh of Wimbledon||Crossbench||aye|