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Clause 23 - Employee owners

Part of Growth and Infrastructure Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 12:15 pm on 6th December 2012.

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Photo of Gordon Birtwistle Gordon Birtwistle Liberal Democrat, Burnley 12:15 pm, 6th December 2012

Would the TUPE arrangements not prevent that from happening? If someone is transferred from one business to another, and they are doing the same job, the TUPE arrangements secure their work programme after they have moved. All the statutory arrangements and contracts of employment they have are transferred under TUPE, so surely that would prevent the things the hon. Gentleman talks about from happening.