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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 10 September 2015

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Welfare Reform and Work Bill


 

[First and Second Sittings]


 

Priti Patel

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 11.30am on Thursday

 

10 September) meet—

 

(a)  

at 2.00 pm on Thursday 10 September; 

 

(b)  

at 8.55am and 4.30pm on Tuesday 15 September;

 

(c)  

at 11.30am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 17 September;

 

(d)  

at 9.25am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 13 October;

 

(e)  

at 11.30am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 15October;

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence in accordance with the following

 

Table:

 

TABLE

 

Date

Time

Witness

 
 

Thursday 10

Until no later than

British Chambers of Commerce;

 
 

September

12.30 am

Capp; Manchester City Council;

 
   

Family Action

 
 

Thursday 10

Until no later than

Barnardo’s; Women Like Us

 
 

September

1.00 pm

  
 

Thursday 10

Until no later than

Council of Mortgage Lenders;

 
 

September

2.30 pm

Building Society Association

 
 

Thursday 10

Until no later than

Gingerbread; Centre for

 
 

September

3.45 pm

Economics and Social Inclusion;

 
   

Reform; Employment Related

 
   

Services Association

 
 

Thursday 10

Until no later than

Remploy; Shaw Trust; Social

 
 

September

5.15 pm

Market Foundation; Mind;

 
   

Scope; Parkinson’s UK

 
 

Tuesday 15

Until no later than

Mencap; National Housing

 
 

September

10.00 am

Federation; Local Government

 
   

Association; L&Q London

 
   

Housing Association

 
 

Tuesday 15

Until no later than

Child Poverty Action Group;

 
 

September

10.55 am

Professor David Gordon,

 
   

Professor of Social Justice,

 
   

University of Bristol; Centre for

 
   

Research in Social Policy;

 
   

Centre for Social Justice

 
 

Tuesday 15

Until no later than

Joseph Rowntree Foundation;

 
 

September

11.25 am

Institute of Economic Affairs

 

 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 10 September 2015      

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Welfare Reform and Work Bill, continued

 
 

(3)  

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

 

following order: Clauses 1 to 10; the Schedule; Clauses 11 to 22; new

 

Clauses; new Schedules; Clauses 23 to 26; remaining proceedings in the Bill;

 

(4)  

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

 

conclusion at 5.00 pm on Thursday 15 October.

 


 

Priti Patel

 

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

 


 

Priti Patel

 

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:

 

Marcus Mason, Head of Business, Education and Skills, British Chambers of Commerce; Rebecca

 

Plant, Head of Apprentices and Graduates, Capp; Geoff Little, Deputy Chief Executive,

 

Manchester City Council; David Holmes CBE, Chief Executive, Family Action

 

Neera Sharma, Assistant Director, Policy and Research, Barnardo’s; Emma Stewart MBE, Chief

 

Executive Officer, Women Like Us

 

Paul Smee, Director General, Council of Mortgage Lenders; Paul Broadhead, Head of Mortgage

 

Policy, Building Society Association

 

Octavia Holland, Policy Director, Gingerbread; Tony Wilson, Director of Policy & Research,

 

Centre for Economics and Social Inclusion; Charlotte Pickles, Senior Research Director, Reform;

 

Kirsty McHugh, Chief Executive, Employment Related Services Association

 

Gareth Parry, Director of Strategy, Remploy; Matt Oakley, Senior Researcher, Social Market

 

Foundation; Roy O’Shaughnessy, Chief Executive, The Shaw Trust, Sophie Corlett, Director of


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 10 September 2015      

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Welfare Reform and Work Bill, continued

 
 

External Relations, Mind; Elliot Dunster, Group Head of Policy, Research and Public Affairs,

 

Scope; Laura Cockram, Policy and Campaigns Manager, Parkinson’s UK

 

 

[Adjourned until Tuesday 15 September at 8.55am


 

 

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