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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:32 am on 24th November 2011.

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Photo of Ian Murray Ian Murray Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) 11:32 am, 24th November 2011

The Business Secretary gave a speech yesterday on the dilution of employee rights. It was accompanied by a written statement in this House and a fleeting mention in yesterday’s Opposition day debate. He now seems to be indicating, through the media, that he did not agree with a word that he said in either his speech or his written statement. May we have an urgent statement in this House on the role of employee rights and what the Government’s intentions are by making it easier to fire employees rather than hire them?