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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 4 September 2014

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Social Action, Responsibility and


 

Heroism Bill


 

[First and second Sittings]


 

Shailesh Vara

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 12 noon on Thursday

 

4 September) meet—

 

(a)  

at 2.00 pm on Thursday 4 September;

 

(b)  

at 8.55 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 9 September;

 

(c)  

at 8.55 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 14 October;

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence in accordance with the following

 

Table:

 

TABLE

 

Date

Time

Witness

 
 

Thursday 4

Until no later than

Law Society

 
 

September

12.30 pm

  
 

Thursday 4

Until no later than

National Council for

 
 

September

1.00 pm

Voluntary

 
   

Organisations

 
 

Thursday 4

Until no later than

Health and Safety

 
 

September

2.45 pm

Executive

 
   

Fire Brigades Union

 
 

Thursday 4

Until no later than

Association of

 
 

September

4.00 pm

Personal Injury

 
   

Lawyers

 
   

Forum of Insurance

 
   

Lawyers

 
   

Thompsons

 
   

Solicitors

 
   

Irwin Mitchell,

 
   

solicitors

 
 

Thursday 4

Until no later than

National Union of

 
 

September

4.30 pm

Teachers

 
   

UNISON

 

 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 4 September 2014        

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Social Action, Responsibility and, continued

 
 

(3)  

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

 

conclusion at 5.00 pm on Tuesday 14 October.

 


 

Shailesh Vara

 

To move, 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

 


 

Shailesh Vara

 

To move, 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

 

The following witnesses gave oral evidence:

 

Fraser Whitehead, Chair of the Society Legal Affairs and Policy Board, Law Society

 


 

Dr Justin Davis Smith CBE, Executive Director, National Council for Voluntary

 

Organisations

 


 

Kevin Myers, Acting Chief Executive, Health and Safety Executive, Mark Wrack, General

 

Secretary, Fire Brigades Union

 


 


 

John Spencer, President, Association of Personal Injury Lawyers

 

David Johnson, President, Forum of Inusurance Lawyers

 

Simon Dewsbury, Solicitor, Thompsons Solicitors

 

Stuart Henderson, Managing Partner of personal injury, Irwin Mitchell LLP

 


 

Amanda Brown, Assistant General Secretary for Advice, Policy and Campaigns, National

 

Union of Teachers

 

Tracey Harding, Head of Health and Safety, UNISON

 

 

[Adjourned until Tuesday 9 September at 8.55 am


 
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