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Bill documents — Trade Union Act 2016

Act of Parliament

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

House Act of Parliament Date
Commons Trade Union Act 2016 c.15 05.05.2016

Bills

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 119, 2015-16, Commons Amendments (PDF, 79KB) 27.04.2016
Commons Bill 165, 2015-16 Lords Amendments to the Bill | PDF version, 123KB 26.04.2016
Lords HL Bill 112, 2015-16, as amended on Report | PDF version, 178KB 20.04.2016
Lords HL Bill 99 2015-16, as amended in Committee | PDF version, 180KB 26.02.2016
Lords HL Bill 74 2015-16 (as brought from the Commons on 11th November) | PDF version, 181KB 11.11.2015
Commons Bill 86 2015-16 (as amended in Public Bill Committee) | PDF version, 190KB 28.10.2015
Commons Bill 58 2015-16 (as introduced) | PDF version, 187KB 15.07.2015

Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons

House Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Date
Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 306KB) 28.10.2015

Tracked changes versions of Bills: Lords

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee, Grand Committee or in Special Public Bill Committee in the House of Lords

House Tracked changes versions of Bills: Lords Date
Lords Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 187KB) 26.02.2016

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 165-EN 2015-16 | PDF version, 212KB 26.04.2016
Lords HL Bill 74 Explanatory Notes - Corrigendum (PDF, 77KB) 19.11.2015
Lords HL Bill 74 EN 2015-16 | PDF version, 250KB 11.11.2015
Commons Bill 58 EN 2015-16 | PDF version 15.07.2015

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.

House Amendment Paper Date
Lords Marshalled List of Motions to be moved on consideration of Commons Amendments (PDF, 84KB) 29.04.2016
Commons Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 27 April 2016 | PDF version, 122KB 27.04.2016
Commons Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 25 April 2016 | PDF version, 114KB 26.04.2016
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Third Reading (PDF, 67KB) 22.04.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved on Third Reading (PDF, 62KB) 20.04.2016
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report (PDF, 74KB) 15.04.2016
Lords Amendment to be moved on Report [Supplementary to the Revised Marshalled List] (PDF, 52KB) 14.04.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report [Supplementary to the Revised Marshalled List] (PDF, 49KB) 13.04.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report [Supplementary to the Revised Marshalled List] (PDF, 55KB) 12.04.2016
Lords Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 156KB 15.03.2016
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 193KB 14.03.2016
Lords Amendment to be moved on Report | PDF version, 115KB 11.03.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 160KB 10.03.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 153KB 09.03.2016
Lords Amendment to be moved on Report | PDF version, 160KB 08.03.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 157KB 03.03.2016
Lords Fourth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 185KB 23.02.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List] | PDF version, 137KB 22.02.2016
Lords Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 203KB 19.02.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] | PDF version, 151KB 18.02.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] | PDF version, 151KB 16.02.2016
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] | PDF version, 146KB 11.02.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] | PDF version, 154KB 10.02.2016
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] | PDF version, 145KB 09.02.2016
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 213KB 08.02.2016
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Marshalled List] | PDF version, 130KB 05.02.2016
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 240KB 04.02.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 176KB 03.02.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 161KB 02.02.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 160KB 01.02.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 149KB 29.01.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 157KB 28.01.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 157KB 26.01.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 137KB 19.01.2016
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 126KB 18.01.2016
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 145KB 14.01.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 164KB 12.01.2016
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 10 November 2015 | PDF version, 257KB 10.11.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 5 November 2015 | PDF version, 187KB 06.11.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 4 November 2015 | PDF version, 181KB 05.11.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 3 November 2015 | PDF version, 146KB 04.11.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 2 November 2015 | PDF version, 143KB 03.11.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 28 October 2015 | PDF version, 123KB 29.10.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 27 October 2015 | PDF version, 64KB 27.10.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 22 October 2015 | PDF version, 180KB 23.10.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 22 October 2015 | PDF version, 220KB 22.10.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 20 October 2015 | PDF version, 215KB 21.10.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 20 October 2015 | PDF version, 226KB 20.10.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 15 October 2015 | PDF version, 217KB 16.10.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 15 October 2015 | PDF version, 206KB 15.10.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 13 October 2015 | PDF version, 190KB 14.10.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 13 October 2015 | PDF version, 194KB 13.10.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 9 October 2015 | PDF version, 183KB 12.10.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 8 October 2015 | PDF version, 183KB 09.10.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 14 September 2015 | PDF version, 206KB 15.09.2015

Selection of amendments: Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

House Selection of amendments: Commons Date
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments (PDF, 335KB) 27.04.2016
Commons Consideration on Report (PDF, 185KB) 10.11.2015
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 260KB) 26.10.2015
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 261KB) 22.10.2015
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 261KB) 19.10.2015

Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons

Details of the Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

House Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments as at 27 April 2016 | PDF version, 120KB 28.04.2016
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 10 November 2015 | PDF version, 165KB 11.11.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 27 October 2015 | PDF version, 153KB 28.10.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 22 October 2015 | PDF version, 129KB 23.10.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 20 October 2015 | PDF version, 123KB 21.10.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 15 October 2015 | PDF version, 105KB 16.10.2015
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 13 October 2015 | PDF version, 118KB 14.10.2015

Briefing papers

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

House Briefing papers Date
Commons Committee Stage Report 09.11.2015
Commons Briefing Paper on Second Reading 08.09.2015

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 6 November 2015 | PDF version, 185KB 09.11.2015
Commons Trade Union Bill Schedule of Evidence Sessions (PDF, 86KB) 13.10.2015

Library Notes

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

House Library Notes Date
Lords House of Lords Library Note (OCTET-STREAM, 421KB) 20.01.2016

Written evidence

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

House Written evidence Date
Commons Written Evidence: Letter from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (TUB58i) (PDF) 01.12.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Letter from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills - supplementary to consolidated evidence - (TUB58h) (PDF, 56KB) 10.11.2015
Commons Written Evidence: consolidated pdf version (PDF, 2MB) 04.11.2015
Commons Written Evidence:Chair of North East Regional Employers’ Organisation (TUB36) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Professor Keith Ewing - further submission (TUB37) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: UNISON - further submission (TUB38) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Cllr Julian Bell, Leader, Ealing Council (TUB39) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Directors of Workforce & Organisational Development, NHS Wales (TUB40) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: The Law Society of Scotland (TUB41) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Tom Flanagan Consulting (TUB42) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Sara Ogilvie, Policy Officer, Liberty (TUB43) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Dave Godson & Alan Duffell, Joint Chairs of East Midlands Social Partnership Forum (TUB44) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Councillor Dee Martin (TUB45) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Councillor Barrie Grunewald - Leader of the Council, St Helens Council (TUB46) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Councillor Tony Newman (TUB47) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: GMB - further submission (TUB48) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Councillor Alan Rhodes (TUB49) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: TUC – further submission (TUB50) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Cllr Doug Taylor, Leader of the Council, Enfield Council (TUB51) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Fire Brigade Union (TUB52) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence:John Hannett, General Secretary, Usdaw (TUB53) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Cllr Anthony Hunt, Deputy Leader at Torfaen County Borough Council (TUB54) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Cllr Jennifer Mein, Leader of Lancashire County Council (TUB55) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Dusty Amroliwala, Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of East London (TUB56) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Cllr David Perry, Leader of Harrow Council (TUB57) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Letter from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (TUB58a) (PDF, 142KB) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Letter from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (TUB58b) (PDF, 48KB) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Letter from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (TUB58c) (PDF, 48KB) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Letter from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (TUB58d) (PDF, 155KB) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Letter from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (TUB58e) (PDF, 155KB) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Letter from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (TUB58f) (PDF, 55KB) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Letter from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (TUB58g) (PDF, 54KB) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Oldham Council (TUB59) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Derbyshire County Council (TUB60) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Derby City Council (TUB61) 28.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: UNITE - further submission (TUB28) (PDF) 20.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: RMT (TUB29) 20.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Tony Wilson, Managing Director, Abellio London and Surrey (TUB30) 20.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Cllr Darren Rodwell, Leader, London Borough of Barking & Dagenham Council (TUB31) 20.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Communication Workers Union (CWU) (TUB32) 20.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: National Union of Teachers (NUT) (TUB33) 20.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: CollegesWales/ColegauCymru (TUB34) 20.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: North Lanarkshire Council (TUB35) 20.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: SUEZ (TUB 27) 15.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Dr Charles Umney (TUB01) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Todd Bailey (TUB02) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: James Jeavons (TUB03) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Society of Radiographers (TUB04) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Stuart Seaman (TUB05) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: UNITE (TUB06) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Royal College of Midwives (TUB07) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Welsh Local Government Association (TUB08) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Leeds City Council (TUB09) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Trades Union Congress (TUC) (TUB10) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Taxpayers' Alliance (TUB11) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians (UCATT) (TUB12) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Cllr. Simon Blackburn, leader of Blackpool Council (TUB13) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: UNISON (TUB14) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: City of Wolverhampton Council (TUB15) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: GMB (TUB16) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: ASLEF (TUB17) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Community (TUB18) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Vera Baird QC, Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria (TUB19) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Royal College of Nursing (TUB20) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Professor Keith Ewing (TUB21) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: Thompsons Solicitors LLP (TUB22) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: CBI (TUB23) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: London HR Directors Network (TUB24) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: NASUWT, The Teachers' Union (TUB25) 14.10.2015
Commons Written Evidence: British Medical Association (BMA) (TUB26) 14.10.2015

Legislative Consent Resolutions

These ‘legislative consent’ resolutions (also known as “Sewel motions”) are the formal way in which the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales and Northern Ireland Assembly give their assent to the UK Parliament legislating on devolved matters.

House Legislative Consent Resolutions Date
Commons National Assembly for Wales - 28 January 2016 (PDF, 230KB) 28.01.2016

Will write letters

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

House Will write letters Date
Letter dated 21/01/2016 from Baroness Neville-Rolfe to Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve and others regarding issues raised during the Second Reading of the Bill. Incl. annex. Response to the Report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (PDF, 2MB) 04.04.2016

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