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Amendments to the Fire Services Bill

Fire Services Bill


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON THIRD READING


 

Clause 1

 

THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY

Page 1, line 3, at end insert "if requisite in the public interest of immediate implementation in a state of emergency".
Page 1, line 6, at end insert—
"(   )  Save and except in a state of emergency to which subsection 1(a) or (b) applies the Secretary of State may not by virtue of this Act fix or modify conditions of service, or give directions to fire authorities without having consulted with such authorities and local government as to means of implementation."
Leave out Clause 1
 

After Clause 2

 

THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Resolution of disputes
(1)  There shall be established a mandatory arbitral tribunal (the tribunal) independent of government for the resolution of disputes concerned with conditions of service of members of the fire brigades.
(2)  Where failure of collective bargaining has been certified by a party to the dispute or by ACAS the dispute shall be referred to the tribunal for resolution.
(3)  Awards of the tribunal shall be binding upon the parties and enforceable by the High Court."
 

In the Title

 

THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY

Line 2, after "brigades" insert "and a means of resolution of disputes"

 
 
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8 October 2003