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Pension Schemes Bill [HL] - Committee (21 Nov 2016)

Lord McKenzie of Luton: ...Amendment 78. As I said, we would require all the Bill’s provisions to apply if someone is to be authorised to operate a master trust. Clause 39, as we have debated, is an extraordinarily wide power to allot to the Secretary of State, notwithstanding the proposed use of the affirmative resolution procedure. I suggest it is incumbent on the Minister to do much more to justify these...

Finance Bill (Ways and Means): New Clause 8 — Report on the additional rate of income tax (1 Jul 2013)

Cathy Jamieson: ...starting point, and accepting their approach in full, which is not what the shadow Chancellor has said, of course. He has made it clear that we would look at that overall spend and see how we could allot resources more fairly. Despite the fact that the Government tried to make much of fairness in the spending review, let us look at the millionaires who will benefit from the tax cut. First,...

Growth and Infrastructure Bill: Report (3rd Day) (20 Mar 2013)

Viscount Younger of Leckie: ...of businesses within the UK. In 2012 figures, it is estimated that there are about 4.8 million, not all of which will be able to use the employee shareholder status, as only companies can issue or allot shares. That is essential for the employee shareholder status to operate. Just over 55% of all businesses in the UK are registered companies: that is, around 2.7 million. However, not all...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Ministerial Statement: Economic Strategy (17 Nov 2011)

Arlene Foster: ...that target reflects the work of the Department for Employment and Learning (DEL) and that it sits with that Department. That is why the action plan will be so critical moving forward. The action plan will allot all those different targets to their particular Departments and charge them with taking them forward. Obviously, those are not new jobs but they will be programmes brought forward...

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill: Committee (16th Day) (1 Feb 2011)

Lord Campbell-Savours: ...throughout the country. Rule 13(1) in Schedule 2 states: "The counting officer must provide a sufficient number of polling stations and, subject to the following provisions of this rule, must allot the electors to the polling stations in whatever manner the officer thinks most convenient". Rule 13(2) states: "One or more polling stations may be provided in the same room" Rule 13(3) states:...

Strategic Defence and Security Review — Motion to Take Note (12 Nov 2010)

Lord Bramall: ...military requirement to defend the realm and its established interests, together with any other aspirations in the international arena, against the resources that Parliament would be prepared to allot and above all to sustain. The trouble was that such a fundamental and intricate exercise needed not only considerable thought, realistic insight, vision and some grasp of history by wise,...

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill: Schedule 1 — Further provisions about the referendum (18 Oct 2010)

Mark Harper: ...for the referendum will be the same as those allotted to electors for UK parliamentary elections. The amendment also provides that where special circumstances arise, the counting officer can allot different polling stations. The Government have tabled amendments 168 and 169 at the request of the Electoral Commission. Paragraph 5 of the schedule gives the chief counting officer a power to...

Major Capital Contracts (Skills Training Requirements): Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill (Programme) (No. 6) (2 Mar 2010)

John Redwood: We have before us more than 50 pages to consider in the few hours that the Government wish to allot. Will the Lord Chancellor remind the House how many new clauses and amendments have come from the Government for our consideration today?

Queen's Speech — Debate (2nd Day) (19 Nov 2009)

Lord Bramall: ...and the Ministry of Defence to try to match possible commitments to an appropriate size and shape for our Armed Forces and, most importantly, to the resources which the country might be prepared to allot to defence, perhaps in the form of an insurance policy, as a responsible and consistent proportion of GDP. What must be avoided at all costs is the insidious underfunding by the Treasury...

Policing and Crime Bill: Committee (5th Day) (Continued) (20 Oct 2009)

Lord Brett: ...consultation—a measure that would be condemned in this House as not giving the other place the opportunity of considered discussion of a proposal that would be on the face of legislation. Therefore, we hope to allot an early parliamentary slot in which to take on board this important measure, among others. On that basis, I ask the noble Baroness to withdraw Amendment 152BL and other...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Agriculture: Dairy Farms (12 Feb 2009)

Lord Dykes: To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures they are taking to ensure that all dairy farmers in the United Kingdom allot a minimum of 610 mm of head space to each cow in their herds.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Climate Change: Climate Change (23 Sep 2008)

Sarah Boyack: To ask the Scottish Executive what representations it will make to encourage the UK Committee on Climate Change to allot sufficient time to considering policy and contextual issues specific to Scotland.

Business of the House (13 Mar 2008)

Harriet Harman: ...and the Commonwealth, so we have deemed that to be the topical subject for next week. We are going to review the matter of topical debates. We have no axe to grind; this is Government time, and we want to allot Government time to enable the House to debate what is topical. As I say, we are reviewing the matter, and if anyone wants to make representations, will they please do so? In...

Public Bill Committee: Company Law Reform Bill [Lords]: New Clause 47 (20 Jul 2006)

...void. (3) Shares in a limited company having a share capital may be denominated in any currency, and different classes of shares may be denominated in different currencies. (4) If a company purports to allot shares in contravention of this section, an offence is committed by every officer of the company who is in default. (5) A person guilty of an offence under this section is...

Public Bill Committee: Company Law Reform Bill [Lords]: New Clause 54 (20 Jul 2006)

Exercise by directors of power to allot shares etc ‘(1) The directors of a company must not exercise any power of the company— (a) to allot shares in the company, or (b) to grant rights to subscribe for, or to convert any security into, shares in the company, except in accordance with section (Power of directors to allot shares etc: private company with only one class of shares)...

Public Bill Committee: Company Law Reform Bill [Lords]: New Clause 55 (20 Jul 2006)

Power of directors to allot shares etc: private company with only one class of shares Where a private company has only one class of shares, the directors may exercise any power of the company— (a) to allot shares of that class, or (b) to grant rights to subscribe for or to convert any security into such shares, except to the extent that they are prohibited from doing so by the...

Public Bill Committee: Company Law Reform Bill [Lords]: New Clause 56 (20 Jul 2006)

Power of directors to allot shares etc: authorisation by company ‘(1) The directors of a company may exercise a power of the company— (a) to allot shares in the company, or (b) to grant rights to subscribe for or to convert any security into shares in the company, if they are authorised to do so by the company’s articles or by resolution of the company. (2) Authorisation may...

Public Bill Committee: Company Law Reform Bill [Lords]: New Clause 66 (20 Jul 2006)

Existing shareholders’ right of pre-emption ‘(1) A company must not allot equity securities to a person on any terms unless— (a) it has made an offer to each person who holds ordinary shares in the company to allot to him on the same or more favourable terms a proportion of those securities that is as nearly as practicable equal to the  proportion in nominal value held...

Public Bill Committee: Company Law Reform Bill [Lords]: New Clause 73 (20 Jul 2006)

...such an offer as is described in section (Existing shareholders’ right of pre-emption)(1) to each person who holds ordinary shares of that class, and (b) in accordance with that provision— (i) the company makes an offer to allot shares to such a holder, and (ii) he or anyone in whose favour he has renounced his right to their allotment accepts the offer. (2) In that case,...

Public Bill Committee: Company Law Reform Bill [Lords]: New Clause 74 (20 Jul 2006) with only one class of shares ‘(1) The directors of a private company that has only one class of shares may be given power by the articles, or by a special resolution of the company, to allot equity securities of that class as if section (Existing shareholders’ right of pre-emption) (existing shareholders’ right of pre-emption)— (a) did not apply to the...

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