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Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 6th September 2013.

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Photo of Chuka Umunna Chuka Umunna Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what meetings took place between Ministers and officials of his Department and external stakeholders and others as part of his Department's investigation into zero hours contracts; and on what dates each such meeting took place.

Photo of Jo Swinson Jo Swinson The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Women and Equalities, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

Throughout the review officials carried out research drawing on a wide range of information sources including social media, published data and conversations within government and with external stakeholders. The main conversations with external stakeholders took place in July and August. They are detailed as follows:

  Date
38 Degrees 22 August 2013
Alliance Boots 17 August 2013
Association of Colleges 29 July 2013
British Hospitality Association 31 July 2013
British Retail Consortium 10 July 2013
Chartered Institute of Personnel Development 14 August2013
Confederation of British Industry 22 July 2013 and 20 August 2013
Institute of Directors 16 July 2013
Low Pay Commission 25 June 2013
Manpower 29 August 2013
Roundtable Meeting of Recruitment Employment Confederation members 25 July 2013
Resolution Foundation 8 July 2013
Round Table Meeting at Trade Union Congress 24 July 2013
Tempo 20 August 2013
Universities and Colleges Employers Association 13 August 2013
University and College Union 7 August 2013

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