Growth and Infrastructure Bill — Employee Shareholder Status — 16 Apr 2013 at 13:33

Julian Smith MP, Skipton and Ripon 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[1]. The motion passed in this vote was:

  • That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 25

Lords amendment 25[2][3] stated:

  • Leave out Clause 27

Clause 27[4] 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.

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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 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.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con236 (+1 tell) 0077.7%
DUP0 4050.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 220 (+2 tell)086.4%
LDem41 (+1 tell) 3078.9%
PC0 30100.0%
Respect0 10100.0%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP0 4066.7%
Total:277 239081.0%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs 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 MP who could have voted in this division

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Martin HorwoodCheltenhamLDemno
Greg MulhollandLeeds North WestLDem (front bench)no
David WardBradford EastLDem (front bench)no

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