All 2 results for "enterprise and regulatory reform bill" speaker:Tom Blenkinsop

Oral Answers to Questions — Leader of the House: Government Amendments (20 Mar 2014)

Tom Blenkinsop: The Agricultural Wages Board was abolished last year by an amendment added to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill at the last minute in the House of Lords. The Bill was then scheduled so that there was no time to debate the move in the Commons. Does the Leader of the House agree that the Government are deliberately weakening the ability of the House of Commons to scrutinise the...

Debate on the Address: Business and the Economy (14 May 2012)

Tom Blenkinsop: ...the big manufacturers are sitting on cash because they just don’t know how to use it.” After this Gracious Speech, they still will not. The Government’s ideological strategy is to focus on an enterprise and regulatory reform Bill that is supposed to reduce burdens on businesses by repealing unnecessary legislation and limiting state inspections. The argument is the same as...

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