Jeremy Corbyn

Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition

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Islington North Labour

Shares for Rights

There have been votes in Parliament on the introduction of the employee shareholder scheme which is an employee status obtained when an employee is given shares worth at least £2,000 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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Jeremy Corbyn almost always voted against allowing employees to exchange some employment rights for shares in the company they work for

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about allowing employees to exchange some employment rights for shares in the company they work for:

  • On 5 Nov 2012: Jeremy Corbyn voted against a new employment status of employee shareholder, holders of which may be exempted from certain statutory employment rights; against an option for planning applications to be made directly to the Secretary of State in areas where the local planning authority is deemed to be performing poorly and against postponing a business rate revaluation from 2015 to 2017. Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2012: Jeremy Corbyn voted against exempting those with employee shareholder status from certain statutory employment rights. Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2012: Jeremy Corbyn voted against a new employment status of employee shareholder, holders of which may be exempted from certain statutory employment rights; against an option for planning applications to be made directly to the Secretary of State in areas where the local planning authority is deemed to be performing poorly and against postponing a business rate revaluation from 2015 to 2017. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2013: Jeremy Corbyn was absent for a vote on Growth and Infrastructure Bill — Employee Shareholder Status Show vote
  • On 23 Apr 2013: Jeremy Corbyn voted against exempting those with employee shareholder status from certain statutory employment rights. Show vote

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