HC Deb 26 April 1965 vol 711 cc160-2
[Queen's Recommendation signified]
Considered in Committee under Standing Order No. 88 (Money Committees).
[Sir SAMUEL STOREY in the Chair]
That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to provide for the making by employers of payments to employees in respect of redundancy, to establish a Redundancy Fund and to require employers to pay contributions towards that fund and to enable sums to be paid into that fund out of the Consolidated Fund, to provide for payments to be made out of the Redundancy Fund, to amend the Contracts of Employment Act 1963, to extend the jurisdiction of tribunals established under the Industrial Training Act 1964 and to make further provision as to procedure in relation to such tribunals and to enable certain statutory provisions relating to compensation to be modified in consequence of the provision for payments in respect of redundancy, it is expedient to authorise—
- (1) the issue out of the Consolidated Fund or raising by borrowing of such sums as may be required to be so issued or raised in consequence of any provision of the said Act of the present Session whereby, subject to a limit of £15 million on the aggregate amount outstanding by way of principal in respect of the advances, the Treasury may make advances out of the Consolidated Fund to the Minister of Labour for the purposes of the Redundancy Fund;
- (2) the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament—
- (a) of any expenses incurred by a government department which are attributable to arrangements made with the approval of the
Treasury for securing that payments will be made by way of compensation for loss of employment in the case of certain employments to which the provisions of the said Act as to redundancy payments do not apply, and
- (b) of any other expenses incurred by a government department, other than the Postmaster General, which are attributable to any provision of the said Act;
- (3) any increase attributable to any provision of the said Act or to any such arrangements in the sums payable out of moneys provided by Parliament under any other enactment;
- (4)the payment into the Exchequer of any sums required by any provision of the said Act to be so paid.—[Mr.Thornton.]
Resolution to be reported.
Report to be received Tomorrow.