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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 25 February 2014

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Deregulation Bill


 

[First and Second SITTINGS]


 

Tom Brake

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 8.55 am on Tuesday 25

 

February) meet—

 

(a)  

at 2.00 pm on Tuesday 25 February;

 

(b)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 27 February;

 

(c)  

at 8.55 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 4 March;

 

(d)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 6 March;

 

(e)  

at 8.55 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 11 March;

 

(f)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 13 March;

 

(g)  

at 8.55 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 18 March;

 

(h)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 20 March;

 

(i)  

at 8.55 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 25 March;

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence in accordance with the following

 

Table:

 

TABLE

 

Date

Time

Witness

 
 

Tuesday 25

Until no later

Institution for Occupational Safety and Health

 
 

February

than 9.30 am

  
 

Tuesday 25

Until no later

Trades Union Congress;

 
 

February

than 10.00 am

Unite

 
 

Tuesday 25

Until no later

British Chambers of Commerce

 
 

February

than 10.30 am

  
 

Tuesday 25

Until no later

BAE Systems

 
 

February

than 11.00 am

  
 

Tuesday 25

Until no later

R3;

 
 

February

than 11.25 am

Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied

 
   

Workers (Usdaw)

 
 

Tuesday 25

Until no later

Janet Davis and Sarah Slade, on behalf of

 
 

February

than 2.30 pm

Natural England’s Stakeholder Working

 
   

Group on Unrecorded Rights of Way

 
 

Tuesday 25

Until no later

Local Government Association

 
 

February

than 3.00 pm

  
 

Tuesday 25

Until no later

Association of School and College Leaders;

 
 

February

than 3.45 pm

Andy Grace, Principal of The Boulevard

 
   

Academy, Hull

 
 

Tuesday 25

Until no later

Equality and Human Rights Commission

 
 

February

than 4.30 pm

  
 

Tuesday 25

Until no later

Federation of Small Businesses;

 
 

February

than 5.00 pm

Institute of Directors

 
 

Tuesday 25

Until no later

Forum of Private Business;

 
 

February

than 5.45 pm

Professor Julia Black, Professor of Law,

 
   

London School of Economics

 

 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 25 February 2014        

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Deregulation Bill, continued

 
 

(3)  

the proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall be taken in

 

the following order: Clauses 1 to 3; Schedule 1; Clauses 4 and 4; Schedule 2;

 

Clause 6; Schedule 3; Clauses 7 to 11; Schedule 4; Clause 12; Schedule 5;

 

Clauses 13 to 19; Schedule 6; Clauses 20 to 23; Schedule 7; Clause 24;

 

Schedule 8; Clause 25; Schedule 9; Clauses 26 to 29; Schedule 10; Clause 30;

 

Schedule 11; Clauses 31 to 35; Schedule 12; Clause 36; Schedule 13; Clause

 

37; Schedule 14; Clauses 38 and 39; Schedule 15; Clauses 40 to 57; Schedule

 

16; Clauses 58 to 60; Schedule 17; Clauses 61 to 69; new Clauses; new

 

Schedules; remaining proceedings on the Bill;.

 

(4)  

the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at 5.00 pm on Tuesday 25 March.

 

Tom Brake has given notice of his intention to move a motion in the terms of the

 

Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee (Standing Order No. 83C).

 


 

Tom Brake

 

That, at this and any subsequent meeting at which oral evidence is to be heard, the

 

Committee shall sit in private until the witnesses are admitted.

 

Agreed to

 


 

Tom Brake

 

That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, any written evidence received by the

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 

Agreed to

 


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 25 February 2014        

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Deregulation Bill, continued

 
 

The following witnesses gave oral evidence:

 


 

Richard Jones, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Institution of Occupational Safety and

 

Health, Sarah Veale CBE, Head of the Equality and Employment Rights Department, and

 

Hugh Robertson, Senior Policy Officer, Trades Union Congress, Jennie Formby,

 

Political Director, and Susan Murray, National Health and Safety Advisor, Unite the

 

Union, Mike Spencer, Head of Research, British Chambers of Commerce, Richard

 

Hamer, Education Director and Head of Early Career Programmes, BAE Systems,

 

Andrew Tate, Smaller Practices Group Chairman, R3, Louise Curtis, Head of Legal

 

Services, Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw)

 


 

Janet Davis and Sarah Slade, Natural England’s Stakeholder Working Group on

 

Unrecorderd Rights of Way, Councillor Ed Turner, LGA Environment and Housing

 

Board Member, and Paul Raynes, Head of Programmes Finance and Localism, Local

 

Government Association, Ian Bauckham, President, Association of School and College

 

Leaders, Andy Grace, Principal of the Boulevard Academy, Hull, Mark Hammond, Chief

 

Executive, and Wendy Hewitt, Acting Legal Director, Equality and Human Rights

 

Commission, Sara Higham, Policy Advisor, Federation of Small Businesses, Alexander

 

Ehmann, Deputy Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Institute of Directors, Alexander

 

Jackman, Head of Policy, Forum of Private Business, Professor Julia Black, Pro Director

 

for Research, London School of Economics and Political Science

 

 

[Adjourned until Thursday at 11.30 am


 
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