Lord Hendy

Labour Peer

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 15 October 2019

Currently held offices

  • Member, Statutory Inquiries Committee (since 24 Jan 2024)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (28 Jan 2021 to 31 Jan 2024)

Recent appearances

  • Code of Practice on Dismissal and Re-Engagement - Motion to Approve: Amendment to the Motion 25 Mar 2024

    My Lords, I share the regrets expressed by my noble friends. I intend to address the second element in the regret amendment put down by my noble friend Lord Woodley, and that relates to the International Labour Organization, which your Lordships will recall is a tripartite body, consisting of Governments, employers and workers. The United Kingdom was a founding member in 1919; it was the...
  • Employment and Trade Union Rights (Dismissal and Re-engagement) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 1 Mar 2024

    My Lords, it is a pleasure to follow my noble friend Lady O’Grady. I too compliment my noble friend Lord Woodley on securing the Bill. I declare my trade union interests as in the register. Fire and rehire is widespread, as my noble friends Lady O’Grady and Lord Woodley and the noble Lord, Lord Balfe, have demonstrated. It places workers in an awful dilemma: they must accept a cut to...
  • Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill - Second Reading 20 Feb 2024

    Can the Minister explain how that works? If a public authority decided that it would not trade with any supplier which banned trade unions or the right to strike, and, subsequently, a tender came in from China, could it or could it not, under the Bill, decide not to accept such a tender?

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