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Clause 11 - Advice

Part of Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 12:30 pm on 13th December 2012.

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Photo of Ian Murray Ian Murray Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) 12:30 pm, 13th December 2012

That is a valuable point. I thought that my hon. Friend was going to suggest that we use as the website. He has disappointed me. Perhaps I have not given him the credit that he deserves for that intervention. It is about that power relationship. Having the public involved in the process makes it more transparent, more accountable and allows that information flow to be far smoother. It may ensure that any issues that arise are dealt with properly and the related information is properly constituted. Some kind of public-facing adjudication website or information flow would be the way to do it. It is a straightforward amendment just to give the public a stakeholder engagement in this process.