Jim Shannon

Former DUP MP for Strangford

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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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Jim Shannon consistently voted against allowing employees to exchange some employment rights for shares in the company they work for

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Major votes

  • On 23 Apr 2013: Jim Shannon voted against exempting those with employee shareholder status from certain statutory employment rights. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2013: Jim Shannon voted against permitting employers not to extend certain otherwise statutory rights to employees with a new employee shareholder status. Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2012: Jim Shannon voted against exempting those with employee shareholder status from certain statutory employment rights. Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2012: Jim Shannon 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 5 Nov 2012: Jim Shannon 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

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