Former Other Peer
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My Lords, we have withdrawn our amendment because the Minister made some very effective points when we last discussed this issue. Now our amendment is not suitable. However, I am not sure about the Government's amendment. I understand that the TUC thinks that it is probably better than the previous one, which it believes was subject to the kind of difficulties of interpretation that the...
My Lords, we fully admit that this amendment should have been raised before. Indeed, what we are trying to get the Government to consider affects both Clauses 21 and 24. It is all about the kind of information that a union has to provide an employer. Under Clause 21 it has to provide information about a ballot; under Clause 24, we assume that the ballot has been held, there has been a...
moved Amendment No. 13: Page 29, line 42, leave out "eight" and insert "twelve"
Former Other Peer
Entered the House of Lords on 19 January 1976
Left the House of Lords on 18 November 2012 — Died
Party was Labour until 20 Jun 2010
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