Results 221–240 of 300 for "enterprise and regulatory reform bill"

Public Bill Committee: Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill: Clause 57 - Directors’ remuneration: effect of remuneration report (17 Jul 2012)

Iain Wright: ...the notion that financial services are very important, because they affect people’s livelihoods, mortgages and general living, but there are other industries in which transparency is needed. An Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, in which we have a clause about director’s remuneration and, hopefully, one about improving corporate governance, is an appropriate place to look at this...

Queen's Speech — Debate (3rd Day) (13 May 2013)

Lord Borrie: ...have only recently thought of things or because of points made by Back-Benchers in the other place or this House. Sometimes, as in recent Sessions, we get Bills such as the Public Bodies Bill or the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, which range over an unrelated mix of topics so it is quite difficult for us to understand what the specific aims of the legislation are. Sometimes the aim...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Banks: UK Green Investment Bank (30 Oct 2012)

Lord Marland: ...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.

Public Bill Committee: Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill: Schedule 5 - Amendments related to Part 3 (10 Jul 2012)

Chi Onwurah: ...first stage of a review into corporate governance and economic short-termism”. That is the Kay review of UK equity markets and long-term decision making. Yet, 20 months later, we are debating an Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill that contains nothing to reform corporate governance or address short-termism.

Written Ministerial Statements — Business, Innovation and Skills: Employment Law Review (14 Sep 2012)

Vincent Cable: ...a 10-week consultation. That would allow us to implement changes to the rules through secondary legislation next year. In addition to the consultation we will be introducing amendments to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill to implement three of the additional recommended changes to primary legislation identified by Mr Justice Underhill. Publishing the Government’s response to the...

Scotland Bill: Clause 26 — Employment support (30 Jun 2015)

Ian Murray: ...our amendments in Committee to press the Government to do something about a particular piece of legislation, and the Government ultimately reject them. Of the 87 amendments that I tabled to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, 87 were rejected, although I was delighted that four or five came back as the Government’s own ideas on Report. That is essentially what will happen. The...

Public Bill Committee: Growth and Infrastructure Bill: Examination of witness (20 Nov 2012)

...to the extension of the development consent order to business and commercial projects, are all directly related to recommendations that I made. Other elements of my review are incorporated in the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, particularly in relation to heritage matters. A lot of other work has been done that did not require primary legislation, but was more to do with the...

Leveson Inquiry — Motion to Take Note (11 Jan 2013)

Lord Whitty: ..., who was giving the Liberal Democrat version of the Government's reaction, whether they were about to make propositions on the diversity front, and in particular whether they could possibly use the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, which is currently before this House and is changing the whole basis of competition policy, to put in specific clauses relating to media competition and...

Growth and Infrastructure Bill: Committee (5th Day) (6 Feb 2013)

Baroness Turner of Camden: ...set of proposals. I still oppose the whole arrangement. It is one of a series of arrangements in which the Government are seeking to weaken or remove employee rights. We have already discussed the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill in this House, which has a section on employment which is designed to make it as difficult as possible for employees to access employment rights and to take...

Queen's Speech — Debate (4th Day) (15 May 2012)

Lord Black of Brentwood: ...which has a potentially serious impact on the confidentiality of journalistic sources. I do not want to trespass onto tomorrow's economic business but I also commend the commitment to introduce the enterprise and regulatory reform Bill. Many local newspaper businesses in particular, like many of the creative industries, which are often small-scale start-ups, continue to suffer from the...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Business: Peterborough (3 Sep 2012)

John Hayes: ...in a different way. Ten themes have already been reviewed and Ministers have announced that 50% of over 1,800 regulations across these themes will be scrapped or improved. Changes proposed in the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill will strengthen the legal powers under which sunset and review clauses can be included in secondary legislation. Addressing the way in which regulation is...

Intellectual Property Bill [HL]: Second Reading (22 May 2013)

Lord Clement-Jones: ...learned Lord, Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe, a fellow alumnus of Trinity College, Cambridge. I am sure that we are all looking forward to it. I shall not re-rehearse some of the points made on the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, when we had a full canter through the intellectual property policy issues. As the noble Lord, Lord Stevenson, said, later in the year we will have the...

Legislation: Complexity — Question for Short Debate (19 Jun 2013)

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town: ...in draft and cannot therefore be subject to pre-legislative scrutiny”, where that is the case. Fourthly, do not introduce “Christmas tree” Bills. Some of us spent a long time dealing with the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, which was actually five different pieces of legislation. Fifthly, as the noble Lord, Lord Norton, said, do not revise existing Acts wherever you can but...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Cost of Living (16 May 2012)

Robin Walker: ...are some important measures that require legislation, including supporting enterprise and encouraging small businesses. As a former entrepreneur, I am glad that the Queen’s Speech included an enterprise and regulatory reform Bill, which will repeal many unnecessary requirements on business and promote early resolution of employment disputes. Earlier this week, I was pleased to attend the...

Business of the House (14 Mar 2013)

Andrew Lansley: ...and I hope the way the debate is structured—we can discuss that through the usual channels—will facilitate the House reaching a conclusion. The hon. Lady asked about other Bills, including the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill. I hope these steps will enable us not only to achieve the implementation of the Leveson report recommendations, but to enable other important legislation to...

Consumer Rights Bill — Report (3rd Day) (Continued) (26 Nov 2014)

Baroness Gardner of Parkes: I must thank those who have spoken on this issue and pay credit to the noble Baroness, Lady Hayter, who got her amendment through on the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill. That was extremely valuable and will be most important for many people. The statement that I welcome most in what the Minister has just said is that she will be in touch with the Justice and Communities departments,...

Public Bill Committee: Intellectual Property Bill [Lords]: New Clause 2 - Future of intellectual property (30 Jan 2014)

Iain Wright: I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time. I still bear the scars on my back that I received during Committee stage of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill. I have fresh wounds this week, as a result of this Bill and I know that the Minister has, too. He will know that that Bill originally included clauses providing for secondary legislation to add or remove copyright...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Deregulation Bill (3 Feb 2014)

Iain Wright: ...see the hon. Member for Stroud (Neil Carmichael) in the Chamber. I consider him to be part of the sensible wing of the Tory party, but his speech tonight disabused me of that idea. He served on the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill Committee with me. I do not want to rehash the arguments we had in that Committee, but there was no evidence whatever for some of the stuff that was coming...

Public Bill Committee: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill: Clause 135 - Protected disclosures: reporting requirements (4 Nov 2014)

Ian Murray: ...or types of malpractice. We can see that these include some very serious categories of malpractice, which people may wish to raise under these whistleblowing regulations. Critically, under the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill—the Committee for which Mr Brady also had the unmitigated pleasure of chairing—the Government also added the  public interest test. If, therefore, an...

Public Bill Committee: Finance (No. 2) Bill: Clause 2 - Personal allowance for 2013-14 for those born after 5 April 1948 (23 Apr 2013)

John Cryer: ...are being squeezed generally, and a lot has been made about inequality and insecurity. At the moment, for people in work, insecurity is mounting and mounting. I will give a few examples: the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill makes it easier to sack people. Protected conversations are being introduced, and they have never been on the statute book before. The Growth and Infrastructure...


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