Self-employment and the gig economy Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Monday 6 February 2017

Graham Baines, Courier, Hermes, Steven Rowe, Partner, Uber, and Cain Jones, Rider, Deliveroo


David Dunn, Partner, Uber, Syed Khali, Partner, Uber, and Marc Ramsden, former Courier, Hermes


Jane Cordell, Director, Result CIC, Sara McKee, Founder and Market Innovation Director, Evermore Wellbeing, and Robert Winstanley, Entrepreneur


Wednesday 22 February 2017

Andrew Byrne, Head of Public Policy, Uber UK, Lesley Smith, Director of Public Policy UK and Ireland, Amazon, Dan Warne, Managing Director UK and Ireland, Deliveroo, and Carole Woodhead, CEO, Hermes UK Ltd


Wednesday 1 March 2017

Chris Curry, Director, Pensions Policy Institute


Yvonne Braun, Director of Long-term Savings Policy, Association of British Insurers, David Fairs, Immediate Past Chairman, Association of Consulting Actuaries, Joe Lane, Senior Policy Researcher, Citizens Advice, and Michael Mealing, Policy Chair for Employment and Pensions, Federation of Small Businesses


Wednesday 22 March 2017

Andy Chamberlain, Deputy Director of Policy and External Affairs, IPSE, Matt Dooley, Enterprise Director, Peopleplus, and Sam Windett, Head of Policy and Communications, Employment Related Services Association


Stuart Adam, Senior Research Economist, Institute for Fiscal Studies, Benedict Dellot, Associate Director (Economy, Enterprise and Manufacturing), the RSA, Nigel Keohane, Research Director, Social Market Foundation, and Victoria Todd, Senior Technical Manager, Low Incomes Tax Reform Group


Wednesday 29 March 2017

Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive of the of the RSA and leader of the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s independent review on Modern Employment Practices


Damian Hinds MP, Minister for Employment, Department for Work and Pensions, and Pauline Crellin, Deputy Director, Labour Market, Department for Work and Pensions


29 April 2017