James Brokenshire

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

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Old Bexley and Sidcup Conservative

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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James Brokenshire almost always voted for 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: James Brokenshire was absent for a vote on Growth and Infrastructure Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2012: James Brokenshire voted to exempt those with employee shareholder status from certain statutory employment rights. Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2012: James Brokenshire voted for a new employment status of employee shareholder, holders of which may be exempted from certain statutory employment rights; for 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 to postpone a business rate revaluation from 2015 to 2017. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2013: James Brokenshire voted to permit employers not to extend certain otherwise statutory rights to employees with a new employee shareholder status. Show vote
  • On 23 Apr 2013: James Brokenshire voted to exempt those with employee shareholder status from certain statutory employment rights. Show vote

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