European Agency and Temporary Workers Directive
Business, Innovation and Skills
Stewart Jackson (Peterborough, Conservative)
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will place in the Library a copy of the legal opinion in respect of the May 2008 agreement between the Confederation of British Industry and the Trades Union Congress regarding the implementation of the regulations pertaining to the European agency and temporary workers directive and the Government's options on amending these; and if he will make a statement.
Edward Davey (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Employment Relations, Consumer and Postal Affairs), Business, Innovation and Skills; Kingston and Surbiton, Liberal Democrat)
I will not be disclosing any legal advice relating to the May 2008 agreement between the Confederation of British Industry and the Trades Union Congress due to legal professional privilege.
I refer my hon. Friend to the written ministerial statement I made on