Results 201–220 of 300 for "enterprise and regulatory reform bill"

Caste Discrimination (9 Jul 2014)

Helen Grant: ...on with introducing legislation to make caste discrimination unlawful, and that is exactly what we are trying to do. Many hon. Members will recall caste being debated during deliberations on the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill last year. It was the will of Parliament that a duty be imposed to make caste an aspect of race for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010, and we are well...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Copyright (2 Jul 2012)

Baroness Wilcox: ...codes for collecting societies that do not adhere to voluntary ones. The Government have considered the responses to the consultation carefully, and intend to legislate as soon as possible. The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill currently going through Parliament, provides such an opportunity and the Government plan to lay amendments to introduce these measures in the Committee Stage of...

Written Ministerial Statements — Business, Innovation and Skills: Copyright Reform (2 Jul 2012)

Norman Lamb: ...codes for collecting societies that do not adhere to voluntary ones. The Government have considered the responses to the consultation carefully, and intend to legislate as soon as possible. The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill currently going through Parliament provides such an opportunity and the Government plan to lay amendments to introduce these measures in the Committee Stage of...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Clause 1 — Charge for 2013-14 (18 Apr 2013)

Andy McDonald: ...to be immense financial irresponsibility. A measure has gone through the House this week that has deprived the Treasury of significant funds that could be much more wisely invested and directed. The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill was discussed in the Chamber some days ago, and I asked myself whether any conversation had taken place between the Treasury and other ministerial...

Growth and Infrastructure Bill — Second Reading (8 Jan 2013)

Lord Morris of Handsworth: ...partnership, as the Minister recently outlined. There is nothing about consultation, how decisions are made or the prospects for the future development of the enterprises. At Second Reading of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, I said: "You do not boost recovery by making it easier to fire workers. You boost recovery by making it easier to hire workers".-[ Official Report,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Crime and Courts Bill [Lords] (Programme) ((No. 3) (18 Mar 2013)

Angela Eagle: ...pressure from the press, or indeed from Ministers in the Privy Council. As part of that agreement, an amendment will be made—I understand that it has been tabled in the other place—to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill to ensure the statutory underpinning necessary to protect the royal charter vehicle from being arbitrarily changed in the Privy Council without reference to...

Added Tribunals (Employment Tribunals and Employment Appeal Tribunal) Order 2013 — Motion to Approve (8 Jul 2013)

Baroness Donaghy: My Lords, I am grateful to my noble friend Lord Beecham for raising these issues, and I will not cover the ground that he has already covered. During Committee on the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, I congratulated the noble Lord, Lord Marland, who was then taking the Bill through this House, on the fact that the proposals regarding ACAS were right. They laid emphasis on mediation and...

Public Bill Committee: Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [Lords]: Schedule 1 - The Adjudicator (11 Dec 2012)

Ian Murray: ...wishes to have a pre-appointment hearing, and also that it considers the adjudicator’s role to be worthy of its scrutiny. I do not think that the BIS Committee tabled such an amendment to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill with regards to the Competition and Markets Authority chair, so it must consider pre-appointment scrutiny of the adjudicator to be as important, if not more...

Public Bill Committee: Children and Families Bill: New Clause 58 - Child protection concerns and protected disclosures under the Employment Rights Act 1996 (25 Apr 2013)

Edward Timpson: ...guidance on child abuse reporting. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills is implementing a number of measures to strengthen the UK’s whistleblowing protection framework through the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, which is due to achieve Royal Assent shortly. As I said to the hon. Member for Croydon North, the Government have also made a commitment to review the...

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

Ian Murray: ...be him phoning the Minister now to apologise for what he said. Three weeks before the hon. Gentleman became the Minister with responsibility for employee relations, he said of the proposals in the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill that anything that undermines consumer confidence in this country, and therefore damages the economy, is “crazy.” It is worth reminding the Committee yet...

Public Bill Committee: Deregulation Bill: Clause 1 - Health and safety at work: general duty of self-employed persons (27 Feb 2014)

Chi Onwurah: ...entrepreneurs and sole traders.  Perhaps the Minister will present it. The evidence seems largely anecdotal. We have seen such a situation before. The previous Bill Committee that I served on—the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill Committee—tried to shoehorn in many proposals from the Beecroft review, which seemed to be entirely based on anecdotal evidence. Let us assume for a...

Business of the House: Clause 23 — Orders (16 Apr 2013)

Andrew George: ...of debate and scrutiny in this place. Without question, the Bill improved over time. I echo the words of the hon. Member for Edinburgh South (Ian Murray). I sat through the previous debate on the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill and made a point of order about how we had not had an opportunity to debate the abolition of the Agricultural Wages Board. The groceries code adjudicator is...

Letting Agents — [Annette Brooke in the Chair] (27 Feb 2013)

John Healey: ...; the support is there; and the proposals have been independently recommended by the Rugg review. Public consultation has been formally conducted on those proposals. The legislative vehicle—the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill—is in the other place at the moment. A coherent change to the legislation has been proposed and debated in Committee. The debate on Report, when amendments...

Business of the House: Backbench Business — Green Economy (28 Jun 2012)

Peter Aldous: ...been set and the green deal starts this autumn. The Government have brought forward the green investment bank and have invested £3 billion as its initial capitalisation. It is good news that the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill will enshrine in legislation the green investment bank’s objectives, embed its operational independence and provide Government with specific powers to...

Queen's Speech — Debate (5th Day) (16 May 2012)

Baroness Wilcox: ...devote much of my speech to those Bills which focus most directly on addressing that issue, although I will also cover key measures, including pensions and local government. Under the banner of the enterprise and regulatory reform Bill, we are promoting the UK's transition to a green economy. The UK green investment bank-a global first-has initial funding of £3 billion to March 2015. Its...

Opposition Day — [2nd Allotted Day]: Disability Benefits and Social Care (20 Jun 2012)

Geraint Davies: ...used to get people with disabilities into mainstream work, but that mainstream work does not exist, because of record unemployment and record numbers of people in part-time work, and we now have the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, which will enable employers to get rid of people who are weaker without tribunals and all the rest of it. It all stinks, to be honest. In regard to the...

Investigatory Powers Bill - Report (1st Day) (11 Oct 2016)

Baroness Hollins: ...to test the opinion of the House if there had been no progress by this stage. I am grateful to the Minister for meeting me and other noble Lords, including some of those engaged in 2013 with the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, the Defamation Bill and the Crime and Courts Bill, to discuss this matter, The amendments have two functions. First, Amendments 15 to 17 amend the statutory...

Public Bill Committee: Growth and Infrastructure Bill: Clause 7 - Electronic communications code: the need to promote growth (29 Nov 2012)

Ian Murray: ...by the DCMS regarding broadband. Why does the Bill not mention it? It is not clear what Government policy really is—little wonder in such a rag-bag of a Bill. The Government have form, because the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill was also well trailed as a rag-bag of a Bill. In their haste and panic for growth, the Government pulled policies off the shelves of the Department for...

Written Ministerial Statements — Business, Innovation and Skills: UK Green Investment Bank (30 Oct 2012)

Vincent Cable: ...to the bank. The Government will provide funding to the bank under section 228 of the Banking Act 2009, pending parliamentary approval of a bespoke power to fund the bank under clause 4 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill.

Consumer Rights Bill: Second Reading (1 Jul 2014)

Lord Whitty: .... Other things that the Government are doing have undermined the ability to monitor consumer detriment. The information that the Minister gave me during the passage of the Public Bodies Bill and the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill indicated a cut of 20% to Citizens Advice’s resources for dealing with precisely this area of general consumer law. We have heard that trading standards...


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