Examination of Witnesses

Part of Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:40 am on 19 June 2012.

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Photo of Julian Smith Julian Smith Conservative, Skipton and Ripon 10:40, 19 June 2012

There has been a lot of hysteria about the Government’s proposals to make amendments to employment law, but you have all defended them. The Government are essentially trying to create the environment for the businesses that you represent to take on more people. Can you talk about the opportunity that there is, if we move ahead with this Bill, for your members to take on more staff with the modest liberalisation of employment law that is described in the clauses?