Clause 12 — Confidentiality of negotiations before termination of employment

Relationship, Drug and Alcohol Education (Curriculum) – in the House of Commons at 2:45 pm on 17th October 2012.

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Amendment proposed: 81, page 8, line 19, leave out Clause 12.—(Ian Murray.)

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided:

Ayes 224, Noes 279.

Division number 76 Relationship, Drug and Alcohol Education (Curriculum) — Clause 12 — Confidentiality of negotiations before termination of employment

Aye: 224 MPs

No: 279 MPs

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Question accordingly negatived.

Amendments made: 8, page 8, leave out lines 22 to 27 and insert—

‘(1) Evidence of pre-termination negotiations is inadmissible in any proceedings on a complaint under section 111.

This is subject to subsections (2) to (4).

(1A) In subsection (1) “pre-termination negotiations” means any offer made or discussions held, before the termination of the employment in question, with a view to it being terminated on terms agreed between the employer and the employee.’.

Amendment 9, page 8, line 36, leave out from beginning to second ‘to’ in line 37 and insert

‘Subsection (1) does not affect the admissibility, on any question as to costs or expenses, of evidence relating’.

Amendment 10, page 8, leave out lines 40 to 43.—(Jo Swinson.)