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Trade Union Bill - Third Reading

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:45 pm on 25th April 2016.

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Photo of Lord Pannick Lord Pannick Crossbench 3:45 pm, 25th April 2016

My Lords, I, too, congratulate the Government on bringing forward this amendment. However, will the Minister accept that under the new provision it would be open to the employer not to enforce the relevant payments for whatever reason if they decide not to do so in the future in any particular circumstance?