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Clause 3 - Ballots: 40% support requirement in important public services

Part of Trade Union Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 2:45 pm on 20th October 2015.

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Photo of Alan Meale Alan Meale Labour, Mansfield 2:45 pm, 20th October 2015

With this it will be convenient to discuss the following:

Amendment 5, in clause 3, page 2, leave out lines 6 to 8 insert—

“the provision of essential public services.”

Amendment 6, in clause 3, page 2, leave out lines 7 and 8.

Amendment 9, in clause 3, page 2, leave out lines 11 and 12 and insert—

‘(2D) In subsection (2B) “essential public services” means those services the interruption of which would endanger the life, personal safety or health of the whole or part of the population.”