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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 13 October 2015

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Trade Union Bill


 

[First and Second Sittings]


 

Nick Boles

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 9.25am on Tuesday 13

 

October) meet—

 

(a)  

at 2.00 pm on Tuesday 13 October; 

 

(b)  

at 11.30am and 2.00pm on Thursday 15 October;

 

(c)  

at 9.25am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 20 October;

 

(d)  

at 11.30am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 22 October;

 

(e)  

at 9.25am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 27 October;

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence in accordance with the following

 

Table:

 

TABLE

 

Date

Time

Witness

 
 

Tuesday 13 October

Until no later than

Confederation of British

 
  

10.15 am

Industry; British Chamber of

 
   

Commerce; Arriva

 
 

Tuesday 13 October

Until no later than

Community; Union of Shop,

 
  

10.45 am

Distributive and Allied Workers

 
 

Tuesday 13 October

Until no later than

Thompsons Solicitors;

 
  

11.15 am

Chartered Institute of Personnel

 
   

and Development

 
 

Tuesday 13 October

Until no later than

2020 Health

 
  

2.30 pm

  
 

Tuesday 13 October

Until no later than

London Travel Watch; Transport

 
  

3.15 pm

Focus

 
 

Tuesday 13 October

Until no later than

Amnesty; Liberty; Blacklist

 
  

3.45 pm

Support Group

 
 

Tuesday 13 October

Until no later than

TaxPayers’ Alliance; Abellio

 
  

4.15 pm

  
 

Tuesday 13 October

Until no later than

Welsh Government; Scottish

 
  

5.00 pm

Government; Scottish Trade

 
   

Union Congress

 
 

Thursday 15 October

Until no later than 12

National Police Chiefs’ Council;

 
  

noon

Police Federation

 
 

Thursday 15 October

Until no later than

SITA UK; London Fire Brigade

 
  

12.30 pm

  
 

Thursday 15 October

Until no later than

Trade Union and Labour Party

 
  

1.00 pm

Liaison

 
 

Thursday 15 October

Until no later than

Professor Keith Ewing,

 
  

2.30 pm

Professor of Public Law, King’s

 
   

College London

 
 

Thursday 15 October

Until no later than

Royal College of Nursing;

 
  

3.00 pm

Royal College of Midwives;

 
   

Public and Commercial Services

 
   

Union; Fire Brigades Union

 
 

Thursday 15 October

Until no later than

Unite; Unison; GMB; Trade

 
  

4.15 pm

Union Congress

 
 

Thursday 15 October

Until no later than

Department for Business,

 
  

5.00 pm

Innovation and Skills; Cabinet

 
   

Office

 

 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 13 October 2015        

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Trade Union Bill, continued

 
 

(3)  

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

 

following order: Clauses 1 to 14; Schedules 1 and 2; Clauses 15 and 16;

 

Schedule 3; Clauses 17 and 18; Schedule 4; Clauses 19 to 22; 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 27 October.

 


 

Nick Boles

 

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: 13 October 2015        

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Trade Union Bill, continued

 
 

Nick Boles

 

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:

 

John Cridland CBE, Director General, Confederation of British Business; Dr Adam Marshall,

 

Executive Director of Policy and External Affairs, British Chambers of Commerce; David Martin,

 

Chief Executive, Arriva.

 

Roy Rickhuss, General Secretary, Community; John Hannett, General Secretary, Union of Shop,

 

Distributive and Allied Workers.

 

Stephen Cavalier, Chief Executive, Thompsons Solicitors; Mike Emmott, Senior Policy Adviser,

 

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

 

Julia Manning, Chief Executive, 2020 Health.

 

Janet Cooke, Chief Executive, London Travel Watch; David Sidebottom, Passenger Team

 

Director, Transport Focus.

 

Shane Enright, Community Organiser (Unions and Workplaces) and Global Trade Union Adviser,

 

Amnesty; Sara Ogilvie, Policy Officer, Liberty; Dave Smith, Blacklist Support Group.

 

Jonathan Isaby, Chief Executive, The TaxPayers’ Alliance; Tony Wilson, Managing Director,

 

Abellio London & Surrey.

 

Leighton Andrews AM, Minister for Public Services, Welsh Government.

 

Roseanna Cunningham, Cabinet Secretary for Fair Work, Skills and Training, Scottish

 

Government; Grahame Smith, General Secretary, Scottish Trades Union Congress.

 

 

[Adjourned until Thursday at 11.30am


 

 

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