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Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 16 June 1999.



Members present:

Mr Archy Kirkwood, in the Chair
Mr Andrew Dismore
Mrs Joan Humble
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Kali Mountford
Mr Chris Pond
Ms Debra Shipley


Memorandum submitted by the Maternity Alliance (PL 7)

Memorandum submitted by the Low Pay Unit (PL 17)

Examination of witnesses
MS CHRISTINE GOWDRIDGE, Director, and MS JOANNA WADE, Legal Officer, Maternity Alliance, and MS CATHERINE O'DONNELL and MR NICK BURKITT, Senior Research Officers, Low Pay Unit, were examined.
Question Number
1 - 19
20 - 41

Memorandum submitted by the TUC (PL 26)
Annex A
Annex B

Examination of witnesses
MS LUCY ANDERSON, Women's Equality Officer, MS DIANA HOLLAND, T&GWU National Organiser, Women, Race and Equalities and Member of Women's Committee, MS JOCELYN PRUDENCE, Women's Committee General Council, Joint Director of Industrial Relations, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, and MS MATILDA QUINEY, Parental Leave Campaign, Senior Researcher, GMB, Trades Union Congress, were examined; and MR RICHARD EXELL, Senior Policy Officer, Economic and Social Affairs Department, Trades Union Congress, was further examined.
Question Number
42 - 59
60 - 67

Memorandum submitted by Confederation of British Industry (CBI) (PL 22)

Memorandum submitted by the Federation of Small Businesses (PL 4)

Examination of witnesses
MR DOMINIC JOHNSON, Head, and MS JADINE RILEY, Senior Policy Adviser, Employee Relations Group, CBI, and MR BRENDAN BURNS, Policy Unit Chairman, Federation of Small Businesses, were examined.
Question Number
68 - 79
80 - 86

Memorandum submitted by Ms Helen Wilkinson (PL 27)

Examination of witness
MS HELEN WILKINSON, Demos Advisory Council, was examined
Question Number
87 - 95

Supplementary memorandum submitted by the Low Pay Unit (PL 17A)

Supplementary memorandum submitted by the TUC (PL 26A)

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