Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Bill — Second Reading

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:50 pm on 21st March 2013.

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Photo of Lord Foulkes of Cumnock Lord Foulkes of Cumnock Labour 3:50 pm, 21st March 2013

Could the noble Lord help me? I remember when the Liberal Democrats were on this side of the House all the handwringing about retrospection and fast-tracking of legislation. I am not clear from what the noble Lord said whether he is in favour of the Constitution Committee's report or supports the Government on both retrospection and fast-tracking. Could he make that clear to the House?