Clause 3 - Request for declaration

Seafarers’ Wages Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 4:24 pm on 7 February 2023.

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Amendment proposed: 24, page 2, line 5, leave out “120” and insert “52”.—(Louise Haigh.)

Question put, That the amendment be made.

Division number 175 Seafarers’ Wages Bill [Lords] — Clause 3 - Request for declaration

Aye: 212 MPs

No: 283 MPs

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The House divided: Ayes 213, Noes 285.

Question accordingly negatived.

Amendment made: 25, page 2, line 13, leave out from “conviction” to end of line 14 and insert

‘—

(a) in England and Wales, to a fine, or

(b) in Scotland and Northern Ireland, to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.’—(Mr Richard Holden.)

This amendment increases the fine that may be imposed on a harbour authority that is guilty of an offence under clause 3.