New Clause 19 - Establishment of the Anti-slavery Commissioner

Modern Slavery Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 3:00 pm on 14 October 2014.

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‘(1) There is to be an office of Anti-Slavery Commissioner (in this section “the Commissioner”).

(2) The Commissioner shall be appointed by the Secretary of State, following a pre-appointment review by Parliament of the candidate proposed by the Secretary of State.

(3) The Commissioner may appoint their own staff.”—(Mark Durkan.)

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

The Committee divided: Ayes 8, Noes 10.

Division number 14 Decision Time — New Clause 19 - Establishment of the Anti-slavery Commissioner

Aye: 8 MPs

No: 10 MPs

Aye: A-Z by last name

No: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.