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Amendments to the Fire Services Bill

Fire Services Bill


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT


 

Clause 1

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

Page 1, line 6, at end insert—
"(1A)  Before making an order under subsection (1) the Secretary of State shall conduct a postal ballot of all fire brigade members on his proposals.
(1B)  In relation to subsection (1A) above, it shall be the duty of any fire authority to supply the Secretary of State with any information he requires to enable a ballot to be conducted."
Page 1, line 6, at end insert—
"(   )  The provision that may be made by virtue of subsection (1)(a) includes the power to make provision about conditions of service relating to—
(a)  membership of trade unions by fire brigade members; and
(b)  disciplinary offences by fire brigades members."
Page 2, line 22, leave out "two years" and insert "eighteen months"
Page 2, line 25, leave out subsection (8) and insert—
"(   )  No order shall be made under this section unless a draft of the order has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, both Houses of Parliament."

 
 
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