Results 181–200 of 300 for "enterprise and regulatory reform bill"

[Mr David Crausby in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Green Investment Bank (29 Oct 2015)

Iain Wright: ...could have first-mover advantage, thanks to investments led by the Green Investment Bank. That would have positive effects for UK prosperity and employment opportunities. In giving evidence to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill Committee in June 2012, the CBI told us something that stuck with me: that the bank could encourage “investment into technologies that are not entirely...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Employment: Dismissal (14 Feb 2013)

Viscount Younger of Leckie: ...or opinion. Having considered the judgment, the Government have decided not to appeal this decision. To bring our legislation into line with the ruling, we have tabled an amendment to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, currently before the House of Lords. This amendment exempts claimants who allege that their dismissal was on the grounds of political opinion or affiliation from the...

Written Ministerial Statements — Transport: Penfold Review (16 Jul 2012)

Justine Greening: ...will require primary legislation to amend the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, as it applies to England. Subject to the outcome of the consultation, we intend to deliver this through the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill. The consultation document, including impact assessment, will be available in the Libraries of both Houses and on the Department’s website.

Debate on the Address: Jobs and Growth (17 May 2012)

George Mudie: .... ] It is a shame; that is absolutely right. This Queen’s Speech is almost a re-run of the Budget speech. There are three financial Bills: the pensions Bill, the banking reform Bill, and the enterprise and regulatory reform Bill. This last has parts that may be acceptable, although they will have to be teased out and looked at, but other parts are worrying. Of the remaining Bills, some...

Public Service Pensions Bill: Crime and Courts Bill [Lords] (22 Apr 2013)

Maria Miller: Hon. Members will recall that on Report on 18 March the House agreed to a number of new clauses which, together with an amendment to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, implement the legislative parts of the cross-party agreement on Leveson. They will also remember that the published clauses, along with the royal charter, enabled the Government to bring forward a cross-party agreement...

Scottish Parliament: Decision Time (18 Sep 2012)

...referred to in paragraph 3(b) of Rule 9.12 of the Parliament’s Standing Orders arising in consequence of the Act. The next question is, that motion S4M-04091, in the name of John Swinney, on the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, which is United Kingdom legislation, be agreed to. Motion agreed to, That the Parliament agrees that the relevant provisions of the Enterprise and...

Property Agents: Registration - Statement (18 Oct 2017)

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town: My Lords, I am pleased to see the noble Baroness, Lady Hanham, in her place. We welcome what the Government are doing now because at the time of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill an amendment of ours was passed in this House to provide that letting agents should be regulated and be members of a redress scheme. The noble Baroness persuaded Ministers in the other place to accept part of...

Employment Law — Statement (21 May 2012)

Baroness Randerson: ...labour market, and that the Government acknowledge that that is a strength. Indeed, the Government have recently increased parental rights, and that is an important addition. I recognise that the enterprise and regulatory reform Bill already tackles some of the issues raised in the Beecroft report. Does the Minister agree that any changes to employment law need to support and facilitate...

Public Bill Committee: Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill: Schedule 4 - The Competition and Markets Authority (10 Jul 2012)

Norman Lamb: ...distorts competition. The OFT will then be under a duty to respond to the FCA within 90 days. The roles of the OFT and the Competition Commission will, as we know, be transferred to the CMA once the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill is enacted. So the overall effect of the legislation being pursued by this Government will be to significantly strengthen the competition oversight and...

Written Ministerial Statements — Business, Innovation and Skills: Political Opinions (Dismissal) (14 Feb 2013)

Jo Swinson: ...or opinion. Having considered the judgment, the Government have decided not to appeal this decision. To bring our legislation into line with the ruling, we have tabled an amendment to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, currently before the House of Lords. This amendment exempts claimants who allege that their dismissal was on the grounds of political opinion or affiliation from the...

[Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] (8 Nov 2012)

...PPI claims as well—is in extending the attack on claimants across the board into areas such as employers’ liability and public liability insurance. Some of the changes being introduced in the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill—again, at the behest of insurers and employers—are appalling in the way they balance, or unbalance, power in the legal system in favour of employers and...

Growth and Infrastructure Bill (Programme) (No. 2): Clause 8 — Electronic communications code: the need to promote growth (17 Dec 2012)

Ian Murray: ...are bringing forward this proposal and are wholeheartedly supporting it. The Business Secretary is not here, and the Business Secretary was not here for the Third Reading or vote of his own Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, in which provisions affecting the rights of workers were pushed through. If the Liberal Democrats do not see that this is Beecroft by the back door, they should...

Scottish Parliament: Business Motion (6 Feb 2013)

Tricia Marwick: ...Time for Reflection followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Topical Questions (if selected) followed by Scottish Government Debate: Tuition Fees followed by Legislative Consent Motion: Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill – UK Legislation followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions 5.00 pm Decision Time followed by Members’ Business Wednesday 20...

Public Bill Committee: Growth and Infrastructure Bill: Clause 23 - Employee owners (6 Dec 2012)

Ian Murray: ...or a requirement for independent legal and/or financial advice, for employees thinking about going down this route. There is a connection between this measure and some of the clauses in the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, because the new settlement agreements allow for an employer and an employee to have a combination of  without prejudice, protected conversations about certain...

Financial Services Bill — Report (2nd Day) (Continued) (12 Nov 2012)

Lord Newby: ...under the Enterprise Act 2002 it is a criminal offence for an individual to engage dishonestly in cartel activity and the Government are amending this provision to make prosecutions easier, via the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill. If there is a cartel in any area of financial services then this is properly for the OFT to investigate as it has the appropriate expertise and powers....

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Business: Regulation (20 Dec 2012)

Michael Fallon: ...consistency between local authority areas and reduce duplication of inspections and paperwork. We are seeking views on the implementation of Primary Authority for several new areas of business. The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill currently before Parliament would allow more firms to join the scheme. We are working hard to reduce the impact of European legislation. We are holding the...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Business (2 Jul 2012)

Norman Lamb: ...April 2012, measures to streamline employment tribunals and an increase in the qualifying period for unfair dismissal from one to two years. In addition, we are taking forward measures through the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, such as facilitating the use of settlement agreements, which will give greater confidence to businesses to deal with staff issues in the workplace and...

Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (Amendment): Clause 56 — Commission for Equality and Human Rights (23 Apr 2013)

Jo Swinson: ...earlier this morning in relation to Lords amendment 37 on the issue of caste. I shall come to that issue in a second or two. We are returning to the discussion on the equality provisions of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, which were debated in the other place yesterday. We have paid regard to the strong views and concerns that were expressed in that debate, and have tabled...

Scottish Parliament: Business Motions (12 Sep 2012)

...by Stage 1 Debate: Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Bill followed by Financial Resolution: Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Bill followed by Legislative Consent Motion: Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill – UK Legislation followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions 5.00 pm Decision Time followed by Members’ Business Wednesday 19...

Public Bill Committee: Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill: Schedule 4 - The Competition and Markets Authority (5 Jul 2012)

Norman Lamb: ...the Bill. The Financial Services Bill contains measures to improve consumer protection and the promotion of competition in the financial services sector by the new Financial Conduct Authority. The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill must therefore be seen to be complementing those measures, ensuring that the CMA has strong powers and streamlined processes to promote competition in the...


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