Results 161–180 of 300 for "enterprise and regulatory reform bill"

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Civil Proceedings (15 May 2012)

Norman Lamb: ..., Innovation and Skills. We have already increased the maximum limit for cost awards and deposit orders to £20,000 and £1,000 respectively, and will bring forward legislation, as part of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, to introduce early conciliation and increase the use of compromise agreements to support parties to resolve disputes outside the employment tribunal system. The...

Public Bill Committee: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill: Clause 136 - Financial penalty for failure to pay sums ordered by employment tribunal etc (4 Nov 2014)

Ian Murray: ...tribunal, or settlement sums elsewhere. It is an incredibly important provision, and it is something that the Opposition have been looking to achieve for some time in this Parliament. In the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, the Government pushed through a number of measures. In Committee on that Bill, the Minister’s predecessor, the right hon. Member for North Norfolk (Norman...

Public Bill Committee: Growth and Infrastructure Bill: Clause 1 - Option to make planning application directly to Secretary of State (22 Nov 2012)

Nicholas Boles: ...Penfold to look at the overlapping consent regimes, which cause a huge amount of unnecessary delay and expense on separate but parallel bureaucratic processes. With the Bill, as previously with the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, we will implement many of the recommendations of his review, which, I repeat, he was asked to conduct by the previous Government. Elsewhere in the Bill, we...

Point of Order (20 Dec 2012)

Huw Irranca-Davies: ...of order, Mr Speaker. I am sorry that I will be a little unseasonal in my point of order, but it is in response to the Government. Last night, at around 5 o’clock, an amendment was tabled to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill in the other place with the purpose of abolishing the Agricultural Wages Board in England and Wales. The results of a consultation, which were only put on...

Business without Debate: Arbitration Service for defamation and related civil claims against members of Independent Regulatory Board (16 Apr 2013)

Helen Grant: ...Leveson’s recommendations on incentives in costs and exemplary damages have subsequently been included in the Crime and Courts Bill. Further, a “no change” clause has been included in the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill as a safeguard against political intervention with the royal charter. I note that my hon. Friend the hon. Member for Worthing West (Sir Peter Bottomley) has...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Employment Tribunals Service (7 Jan 2013)

Jo Swinson: While the Department is not able to prevent parties at an employment tribunal from making trivial justifications there are measures it is taking as part of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill to improve the ability of the tribunal to take actions against parties that make claims or responses that have little or no reasonable prospect of success. Current legislation allows tribunals to...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Conditions of Employment (13 Jun 2012)

Norman Lamb: ...for Compensated No Fault Dismissal for micro-businesses and a review of the ACAS Code of Practice on Discipline and Grievance. This closed on 8 June. The Government is currently taking forward the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill to implement further reforms to employment-related laws. A recent summary can be found at: http://www.bis.gov.uk/assets/biscore/employment-matters/docs...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Food: Retailers (28 Jun 2012)

Baroness Wilcox: ...a review and consultation in 2011, the Government announced reforms to the public competition framework on 15 March 2012, which will help businesses, consumers and the economy. As part of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, we now intend to create a single Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and modernise its competition toolkit with the aim of: improving the quality of...

Written Ministerial Statements — Business, Innovation and Skills: Competition and Markets Authority (17 Jul 2012)

Vincent Cable: ...the Competition and Markets Authority. Lord Currie will commence his appointment in the summer which will be for an initial period of four years. His appointment as chairman will be subject to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill receiving Royal Assent and to scrutiny by the BIS Select Committee. The appointment has been made in accordance with the Commissioner for Public...

Relationship, Drug and Alcohol Education (Curriculum): Clause 40 — Cartel Offence (17 Oct 2012)

Julie Hilling: ...s Speech, I spoke on Second Reading and I have sat through the last two days of debate. I am grateful to have a few moments to speak now. However, my opinion has not changed. The Bill is called the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, but I have seen nothing in it that is very enterprising, nothing that will grow businesses, nothing that will take this country out of the double-dip...

Business of the House (21 Mar 2013)

Andrew Lansley: ...16 April—If necessary, consideration of Lords amendments, followed by consideration of Lords amendments to the Growth and Infrastructure Bill, followed by consideration of Lords amendments to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, followed by consideration of Lords amendments to the Defamation Bill, followed by consideration of Lords amendments to the Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill...

Scottish Parliament: Green Investment Bank (12 Dec 2012)

Paul Wheelhouse: ...investment in the green economy by addressing market failures that affect green infrastructure projects—projects that are needed to help us to achieve the transition to a low-carbon economy. The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, which is currently progressing through the United Kingdom Parliament, will enshrine the bank’s green purposes in statute. The Scottish Parliament passed a...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Music: Licensing (24 Oct 2012)

Jo Swinson: ...and Growth, that collecting societies be regulated through codes of conduct that enshrine minimum standards of fairness and transparency and which govern their relations with licensees.” The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill currently being taken through Parliament would provide the Government with a power to enforce a statutory code of conduct if self regulation by Collecting...

Written Ministerial Statements — Business, Innovation and Skills: Contingencies Fund Advance (12 Mar 2013)

Vincent Cable: ...and Skills wishes to recruit five non-executive directors and three executive directors to the proposed Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) before Royal Assent has been received for the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill which will create the CMA, a new non-ministerial department later this year. The new board together with Lord Currie CMA chair designate and Alex Chisholm CEO...

Written Ministerial Statements — Business, Innovation and Skills: Contingencies Fund Advance 2013-14 (26 Mar 2013)

Vincent Cable: ...and Skills wishes to recruit five non-executive directors and three executive directors to the proposed Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) before Royal Assent has been received for the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill which will create the CMA, a new non-ministerial department later this year. The new board together with Lord Currie CMA chair designate and Alex Chisholm CEO...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Competition and Markets Authority (17 Jul 2012)

Baroness Wilcox: ...the Competition and Markets Authority. Lord Currie will commence his appointment in the summer which will be for an initial period of four years. His appointment as chairman will be subject to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill receiving Royal Assent and to scrutiny by the BIS Select Committee. The appointment has been made in accordance with the Commissioner for Public Appointments...

Financial Services Bill — Report (4th Day) (26 Nov 2012)

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town: ...analysis of financial services markets and pursue any necessary regulatory changes. It is for these reasons that the ABI has supported Amendment 86A. Those in this House who are also following the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, which will bring about the merger of the OFT and the Competition Commission into the CMA, will have been struck by the comments in government briefings on...

Business of the House (7 Mar 2013)

Angela Eagle: ... the hon. Member for Suffolk Coastal (Dr Coffey) suggested in The Sun on Tuesday that her own Front Bench needed equality training. Will the Leader of the House confirm when we will see the amended Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill back in this place? I think I have finally managed to discover something reliable about the Government: the regularity of their U-turns. On 14 February, I...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Competition and Markets Authority (12 Mar 2013)

Viscount Younger of Leckie: ...and Skills wishes to recruit five non-executive directors and three executive directors to the proposed Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) before Royal Assent has been received for the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill which will create the CMA, a new non-ministerial department later this year. The new board together with Lord Currie, CMA chair-designate, and Alex Chisholm,...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Competition and Markets Authority (26 Mar 2013)

Viscount Younger of Leckie: ...and Skills wishes to recruit five non-executive directors and three executive directors to the proposed Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) before Royal Assent has been received for the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill which will create the CMA, a new non-ministerial department, later this year. The new board, together with Lord Currie, CMA Chair Designate, and Alex Chisholm, CEO...


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